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Starlight, Star Heat

For Students 7th - 12th
In this stars worksheet, students read how astronomers calculate the temperature of a star by measuring its color. Students use a chart showing star temperatures and colors to complete 3 short answer questions.
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Tools of Modern Astronomy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students describe the electromagnetic spectrum and astronomy.  In this astronomy lesson students complete an activity, predict what will happen and complete a worksheet. 
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the different telescopes and instruments used in the Observatory.  In this engineering and research instructional activity students explore telescopes using a website and build data tables about them.
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Picture an Astronomer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create a drawing of what an astronomer looks like. They explore their own assumptions of those who work in the sciences.
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NightWatch: The Astronomers' Passion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars identify the factors required for space exploration and the features of our solar system.  In this astronomy lesson students illustrate the position of different constellations. 
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The Most Important Equation in Astronomy!

For Students Higher Ed
In this astronomy optics learning exercise, students calculate the angular resolution and maximum resolution for given telescope specifics. This learning exercise has 3 problems to solve.
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Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto

For Students 7th - 12th
In this planets worksheet, students read information about Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and then complete 18 multiple choice, 4 true or false, and 2 fill in the blank questions.
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The Solar System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this solar system worksheet, students complete a word puzzle by determining the terms associated with the 10 statements about the planets.
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Super Scientists

For Students 5th - 9th
In this scientists worksheet, students use a decoder to figure out the 34 different types of scientists with a description of what they study.
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Types of Scientists

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science instructional activity, students match each type of scientist listed in the left-had column to its correct description found in the right-hand column. There are 34 different scientists to match on the sheet.
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The 'Solar' System Past and Present

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify cardinal and intermediate directions, recognize that models changes due to new or improved observations and technology, identify the major characteristics of the planets including their positions in the solar system,...
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Super Scientists Bingo

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students select twenty-five scientists from the list to fill in their bingo card. Then they match each of the scientists listed to their correct description strip.
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Unveiling the Secrets of Saturn

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students read and study an article then answer questions on Saturn.  In this investigative lesson plan students identify ways space exploration has helped humanity and then they search the Internet for space pictures and sketch a drawing...
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Star Gazing

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate what an astronomer is and what he studies in the solar system.
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The Universe

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify and discuss responsibilities of careers related to the study of the universe, such as an astronomer or an astronaut. They compare what the world looks like now to what it might look like in the year 3000.