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337 resources with the keyterm space

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Deep Convective Clouds

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners observe clouds. For this deep convective clouds lesson, students analyze cloud data recorded over one month and draw conclusions based on results.  Learners predict "Thunderstorm Season" and prepare to defend their decision...
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Drawing Portraits Using a Grid

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A well-developed art activity is always great to have around. This activity on portrait drawing includes a full procedure, modifications, background information on artist Chuck Close, recommended websites, and a few thoughts from the...
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Manned Mission to Mars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To go or to not to go — the question for a mission to Mars. This resource provides details for a possible manned mission to Mars. Details include a launch schedule, what life would be like on the surface, and how the astronauts would...
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Come On Over Rover

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to the steps that occur in the manufacturing of parts, the assembly, and the testing of a Mars rover. Pupils learn about fabrication techniques and tolerances in the manufacturing process. 
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The Amazing Red Planet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to Mars with a resource that provides information about its size, location, length of day, length of year, number of moons, and average temperature. Also includes is information about the lans for past and future...
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An Inflated Impression of Mars

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your class understand the magnitude of the distance between Earth and Mars with an activity that asks small groups to use balloons to create scale models of the Earth, Moon, and Mars. Class members figure out the distances between...
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Make a Mission

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss the terms exploration and technology. They read about the MESSENGER, Mission to Mercury, and answer questions. Next, they design and plan the technology for a space mission using an online interactive activity.
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Creating/Improving the International Space Station

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research space and gravity and understand the difficulties humans have while on the International Space Station. In this space lesson plan, students listen to personal accounts of astronauts on videos and present designs to...
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Lesson: All in a Name

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Lao Tzu was the fabled author of the Toa te Ching, Lau Tzu is also the name of a large sculptural piece. Kids examine Mark di Suvero's larger-than-life sculptures in relation to the elements of art they've learner about. They examine...
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Elements of Art: Student Assessment

For Students 6th - 9th
What a neat test! The class is asked to draw and color to create examples of eight elements of art. They focus on each element (line, value, shape, form, space, texture, primary and secondary color) by creating an original piece in each...
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Subject and Verb Agreement

For Students 2nd - 5th
Using astronomy-themed sentences, grammarians complete ten sentences with the correct verb tense. This subject-verb agreement activity does the work of two objectives as learners read informative sentences about space while they choose...
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ChalkBoard Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 7th
This is a nicely designed jeopardy game with the categories animals, space, rocks, simple machines, and weather available for 5 values. There are some non-essential sound effects included.  The links work and you can return to the main...
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Get Me Off This Planet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do Newton's Laws have to do with getting from Earth to Mars?The activities in this resource show how Newton's Laws work with rockets to get them into space. Background information includes facts about orbits and how orbits are used...
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Outer Space Circus

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the concept of other planets and conduct research using a variety of resources. They focus upon a planet and its gravitation, surface, and atmospheric conditions. The lesson plan contains specific steps for the...
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Subject-Verb Agreement: Irregular Verbs

For Students 2nd - 4th
Irregular verbs meet the final frontier in this subject-verb agreement activity! There are 12 sentences here missing an irregular verb which must agree with the subject or subjects. All sentences relate to space and even give some...
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Working With Scientific Notation

For Students 8th - 10th
In this scientific notation worksheet, learners read about the discovery of new planets. They use scientific notation to identify the number of miles from one planet to the next. Students determine how long it would take to travel, when...
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Magic School Bus Gets Lost In Space

For Students 3rd - 5th
Why not include the Magic School Bus in your classes' study of the solar system? Have students complete this activity while watching the video Magic School Bus Gets Lost In Space. The 18 questions in this activity ask about the plot of...
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ELEMENTS OF DESIGN IN TWENTIETH CENTURY ART

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the elements of design: line, shape, color, space, texture, light. They refer to these elements of design when they view works of art and create their own artwork. They visit the National Gallery Museum.
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Empty Floor Space

For Students 10th
In this empty space worksheet, 10th graders identify and complete 2 different problems that include measuring empty space for a room. First, they use the grid to sketch different room arrangements and calculate the empty floor space....
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Travel Brochure

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Use the Internet to find facts about the planets. Cooperative groups design a travel brochure for a planet. They use a desktop publishing program to create the travel brochure.
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An Out-of-This-World Crossword Puzzle

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An interactive web site allows students to create crossword puzzles online after researching planets and Sun in the Earth's solar system facts. They complete crossword puzzles created by classmates.
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Journey Into Space

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Embark on a journey through space with your class. Learners explore the solar system using adjectives and descriptive language. This is a great way to cement knowledge about the solar system, while reinforcing writing skills. Your class...
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Solar System Review

For Teachers 4th
After a unit on the solar system, this resource would be a motivating way for students to review what they have learned. The presentation does not have in-depth questions, but could be used as a quick review of basic concepts relating to...
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Constellations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the concept of the constellations using many different resources to find information. Then students use the information in order to construct models of the constellations that show the magnitude of their size and...