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Scale of the Large

For Students 8th - 12th
For pupils to understand the relative size of the universe, Sal makes a relatable comparison. The progression from the size of a man to the size of a galaxy is explained in terms of each object relative to the next. The multiples of...
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Fission And Fusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a high-quality presentation of how forces hold atoms together, but can be unstable in larger atoms. Fission and fusion are explained with colorful animated graphics and energy graphs. Explanations are elaborate, making this...
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GoSkyWatch Planetarium for iPad - The Astronomy Star Guide

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Digital compass alignment enables navigation of the skies with true orientation at any time. Just point to the sky or "aim for the stars!" This application acts as a virtual telescope, allowing you to zoom in on any object that is...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Solar Kit Lesson #7 - Positioning Solar Panels I: Explorations with Tracking

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this first part of a two-part activity, learners track and record the sun's azimuth using a solar panel. They graph and analyze the data to identify relationships among the time of day, the altitude and azimuth of the sun, and the...
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Solar Kit Lesson #9 - Properties of Solar Radiation: Reflection, Transmission, and Absorption

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle school science stars observe and record data on the solar radiation reflected off or transmitted through various materials. They predict properties for various materials, and test their predictions by touch. This lesson becomes...
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Energy for Earth: The Sun

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Super science learners examine the sun's production of energy by the process of nuclear fusion. Hands-on activities make this lesson engaging for middle schoolers. The lesson is made up of four parts. Part I is an introduction to the sun...
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The Sun, Moon, and Our Solar System: Teacher/Student Notes

For Students 3rd - 5th
Introduce basic Earth and space science to your budding astronauts. This handout works in two ways, the first part provides information about the sun, moon, eclipses, and Earth to be read to or by the class. The second part is composed...
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The Layers of the Sun

For Students 3rd - 4th
Here is an excellent worksheet on the layers of the sun. Each of the pages has an illustration of sun with the layer highlighted. There are lines underneath the drawing which are used to write the definition of the layer.
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Elmo In The Sky

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo asks the sun about things he finds in the sky. Miss Sun describes herself then the moon comes up and describes himself too. Dorothy the fish imagines Elmo dancing on the moon. Elmo sits on a rainbow and the moon explains what a...
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Galaxy Adventure

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Working in groups, learners create a mnemonic device, give an oral presentation, and create a pictorial representation of the correct sequence of the planets and asteroid belt from the sun. An assessment rubric is included in the lesson.
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DIY Sun Science

For Students K - 8th Standards
Get an up-close-and personal look at the sun from the safety of your classroom with this fun science application. Offering numerous activities, images, and videos, the resource supports children of all ages as they learn about the sun.
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How the Sun Works: Fusion and Quantum Tunneling

For Students 9th - 12th
There may be nothing new under the sun, but astrophysicists constantly are learning new things about the sun! In this minute-long clip, learn the physics of fusion in the sun and the possibility that quantum tunneling is happening...
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Interactive Minds: Solar System

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Travel through space as you learn about the galaxy, solar system, planets, and much more. An extensive resource for studying astronomy in upper-elementary and middle school classrooms.
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Scale of Earth and Sun

For Students 7th
Salman has a collection of images and diagrams to help describe the sizes of the sun and planets, and the relative distances between them.
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Scale of Solar System

For Students 7th - 10th
After the previous video in this series, class members should have a general grasp of the relatives sizes of the earth and sun. This video talks further about distances between the planets and gives a sense of their and other main...
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The Planets in Order from the Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Can you name all of the planets in our galaxy in order from the sun? The young astronomers in this video demonstrate how they memorized the planets.
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Sun Protection

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Don't forget to protect your skin when you are out in the sun! Students explain why it is important to avoid UV rays and how to properly protect skin.
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Is Space Trying to Kill Us?

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Taking somewhat of a humorous, paranoid viewpoint, this video explores the question of whether or not space objects are likely to take us out. From asteroids, to the sun dying out, to the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, the...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Sun

For Students 3rd - 6th
This flick opens by revealing the enormity and extreme heat of the sun through a very old-fashioned cartoon. A solar eclipse is explained by Mr. Nye, and a safe way to examine an image of the sun is demonstrated. That's the extent of...
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Weather Words

For Students K - 1st
Weather and the days of the week are the focus on a fun kindergarten activity. Using a word bank with weather words, kids match the pictures of snow, wind, rain, and sun to their correct terms. They then draw a picture for the weather...
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Solar Sweet Tea

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students study the sun. In this heat energy instructional activity, students use the sun's warmth to make tea. They place a few jars with tea bags and water in the sun and discuss what the sun is doing to the water while they wait for...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
In this earth science worksheet young scholars complete a series multiple choice questions. There are 85 questions that include diagrams.
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...