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Simply Sediments

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science instructional activity, students use a plastic bottle and sediments from their community to create a sediment bottle. They identify what types of sediments they locate. Students also identify which ones float and...
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What is Climate?

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, students read a brief excerpt that compares the various types of climates found on Earth. Then they explain where the low- and high-pressure systems follow each other throughout the year.
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Scavenger Hunt: Who am I?

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, learners use the sites listed on the Solar System and Planets page of the Kid Zone to locate the names of the people credited with each discovery. They identify and name 26 different scientists who made...
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Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, middle schoolers complete each statement with the correct word or phrase related to the solar system. Then they locate each of the planets in a word search that follows.
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this Roaring Twenties Era worksheet, students review a chapter as they identify 5 vocabulary terms or individuals quotes, eliminate 4 false statements, and identify 2 themes from the era of great change in the United States.
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Data Handling Techniques

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners study data analysis methods. In this data analysis lesson, students study data compression and data editing methods used for the spacecraft Galileo. Learners study the 'lossless' and 'lossy' techniques.
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Detecting Meteors by Radio in the Classroom

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders describe and interpret the science of optical and radio telescopes, space probes and remote sensing technologies (Unit E) They explain the role of radio and optical telescopes in determining characteristics of stars and...
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What's Your Favorite Season?

For Teachers K
Students explore earth science by creating illustrations in class. In this four seasons lesson, students identify the four different types of weather that take place during the year and read the books Harvest Year and Snow Comes to the...
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A Mammoth Undertaking: The Science of De-Extinction!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If scientists could use biotechnology to bring back extinct species, should it? A thought-provoking video explores the technical and ethical considerations of this question as part of a larger biology playlist. It explains what would be...
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Monarch Migration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It takes four generations of Monarch butterflies to complete the migratory path from the Rockies to Mexico each year, so how do they know where to go? The answer may surprise you; it certainly surprised the scientists who figured it out!...
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Celestial Seasonings

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students review and discuss video about the relationships between the Earth, Sun and Moon. They create a HyperStudio stack about the Earth, Sun and Moon including created animation. Students present their finished product to the class.
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Moon WebQuest

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research basic information about the moon and identify the phases and order of the phases of the moon. They conduct Internet research, complete a moon WebQuest, and write a magazine article about the moon using their...
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The Space Shuttle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars share what they comprehend about the space shuttle program. They are given information about the first space shuttle mission. Students work in groups to investigate the different shuttle missions from April 1981 through...
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Drawing From Nature

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students observe similarities and differences of natural objects. In this observation lesson, students use a magnifying glass to identify the details of objects.
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The Planets Moon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the theories of the creation of the universe and examine the properties of celestial bodies. They analyze the relationship between the sun, Earth and other planets. They discover the infinite potential of the science of...
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The Weather Classroom: Atmosphere

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the planets and their atmospheres online. They write the story of "Goldilocks and the Nine Planets" to explain how each planet's atmosphere differs from Earth's. They design a viable life form.

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