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Reflections on Earth: Exploring Planet Earth from Space
7th - 12th
Students examine satellite images of Earth and contrast images at different scales. In this exploring Earth from space lesson plan, students use satellite images to contrast images at different scales, calculate distances from the scale...
The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was Earth born as a Blue Planet? Discover where water came from with a video from an intriguing science playlist. The resource covers the three most likely origins of water, how scientists differentiate between comet and asteroid water,...
Lesson One: The Earth, Background and Glossary
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How much do you really know about our planet? Middle schoolers build up their prior knowledge about Earth, its placement in the solar system, its composition, and important geological vocabulary with an introductory earth science lesson.
Distribution of Elements in Earth’s Crust
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How do scientists know the difference between a meteorite from space and a regular rock from the earth? Scholars read a passage and answer comprehension questions about the creation of the solar system. They extrapolate the main ideas to...
Death From Space—Gamma-Ray Bursts Explained
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
A gamma-ray burst might have caused the mass extinction 450 million years ago. The video introduces the concept of gamma rays and gamma-ray bursts. Then it explains what happens if they were to hit Earth and why we can't prepare for any...
The Hottest Place on Earth
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where is the hottest place on Earth, and how can scientists prove it? The video discusses multiple methods for measuring the temperatures across the planet. Then it discusses the hottest places measured by each method and their accuracy....