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Exploring our Backyard, The Solar System - Part 2/2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Continue the journey through our solar system through the lens of the tools sent into space. Viewers meet rovers, rockets, and satellites as they gather vital information, helping scientists understand out solar system. Real images, CG...
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Gravity and the Human Body

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How does the absence of gravity affect the human body? The skeletal system, circulatory system, and the sense of balance are all impacted. With a very casual tone, an astronaut explains the changes to these body systems and also an...
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Who Won the Space Race?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Modern animation presents an overview of the history of space exploration. Beginning with Sputnik in 1957, the international space race was on. Eventually, space exploration became, not a competition, but rather a collaboration. Also,...
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Return to the Moon

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students react to statements about space exploration, then read a news article about plans to resume manned flights to the moon. In this space science and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
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Destination Outer Space

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate space travel. In this space travel lesson plan students examine space exploration history, engineers and scientists involved in space exploration, and Newton's third law of motion. Students make rockets.
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Using Data from Sensors

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Beginning with a discussion about using technology to collect data, this resource includes a video about the next Mars rover as an example. Young scientists are taught that filtering is necessary before collected data can be analyzed....
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What's Out There? Space Shuttle Exploration and Simulation

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students simulate life in space aboard the space shuttle. In this space exploration lesson, students work in small groups to model life aboard the space shuttle. Each student is given a job, conducts Internet research on space, and...
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Mars Rover: Opportunity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What did the Mars Rover Opportunity find as it landed on the Martian surface? Opportunity sent amazing and highly informative images back to NASA that has enabled scientists to better understand the Martian landscape. This clip is sure...
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STS-1: Shuttle Columbia Flight#1

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
No narration is involved; it consists only of inspiring music, radio transmissions, and footage of the historic first flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia. The grainy quality of this film makes it best viewed by individuals on a regular...
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Moon in Google Earth

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This clip is more than perfect as a Google Earth tutorial for your next trip to the computer lab. It begins with a wonderful description of the moon from astronaut Harrison Schmidt and moves into a tutorial on how to use Google Earth to...
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1969 Apollo 11 Moon Landing

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Provide a little background information and introduce learners to one of the biggest moments in US history: the Apollo 11 moon landing. This news report describes the event, the time, and life in space. This is a report celebrating the...
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How Curiosity Got Us to Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Curiosity is the desire to learn or know, and it is also the name of the rover that landed on Mars in 2012. Mohawk-sporting Bobak Ferdowsi, a NASA engineer also discusses how and why we study Mars. He provides facts about the rover and...
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NASA Visualization Explorer

For Students 4th - 12th
Read some of the most up-to-date information available from NASA's current Earth and space research! Along with showcased stories, you will find computer animations and satellite images that help you to view what humans cannot see with...
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Mission Complete, Houston

For Students 4th - 8th
It was a bittersweet event when the space shuttle Atlantis touched down for the last time on July 21, 2011. Space science learners read an article about this event in The New York Times and then write answers to who, what, where, when,...
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Get the Picture!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Astronomers practice downloading data from a high-energy satellite and translate the data into colored or shaded pixels. As a hands-on activity, they use pennies to simulate high-energy satellite data and they convert their penny...
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Solar Proton Events

For Teachers 8th - 12th
On this worksheet, space scientists use a data table to answer questions about the relationship between the brightness of solar flares and the intensity of the solar proton events. They apply what they learned from the data to address...
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Single Event Upsets in Aircraft Avionics

For Students 9th - 11th
In this aircraft avionics worksheet, science fans read about the first unmanned air vehicle that collects data about the Earth and is subject to damage by cosmic ray showers. Pupils analyze two graphs of data showing the neutron flux vs....
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Communication Delay

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Construct a maze in your classroom and have a blindfolded scientist act as a space rover, maneuvering unfamiliar terrain while another scientist plays commander. Classmates record the number of occurrences of the commander having to...
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Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams...
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Escape Velocity

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create/use spreadsheets to solve real-world problems, explore patterns, make predictions, select/explain most appropriate types of graph to display data, use information to create product, and have basic understanding of...
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Life on Mars?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Travel with the Martian Lander Phoenix, and discover what conditions were found. Was there life on Mars, could life have ever existed on Mars? This clip poses the possibility of and theories related to life on Mars but ends before the...
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International Space Station Tour #1

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Space stations are situated far out in space and astronauts actually live there. This is a really cool video providing learners with an astronaut-guided tour on the International Space Station. They'll see what it looks like, the tools...
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International Space Station Tour #2

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Complete your tour of the International Space Station with this part two video. Excite your class with the wonder of space travel and exploration in action. This station is currently in space and houses scientists from all over the...
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Direct from the Moon

For Teachers 4th - 8th
How do we know so much about the moon, and how have scientists been able to collect data for analysis? Explore alongside lunar landers, satellites, robotic explorers, and the Apollo 13 astronauts as they photograph, visit, and rove the...