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Fermi Observatory Measures the Lumps in SpaceLesson Planet
9th - 11th
In this gamma-ray activity, students read about the Fermi Gamma-ray Observatory and how it measures the invisible lumps in space. Students solve 3 problems using an equation to determine the time that gamma-rays travel in space and the...
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Working with Giga, Tera, Peta and ExabytesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this solar observatory learning exercise, high schoolers read about the solar observation data that NASA will be collecting. Students solve 6 problems related to the collection of data using computers to store the solar data using...
Space-Based Astronomy on the InternetLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scientists compile everything they have learned into a report in the fifth and final lesson in a unit on the visible light spectrum. Access to photos from observatories, telescopes, and satellites allows learners to compare and...
Are Global CO2 Levels Changing?Lesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
According to the Mauna Loa observatory, carbon dioxide levels increased by 3 ppm in our atmosphere between 2015–2016. Individuals analyze carbon dioxide data from around the world and then share this with a home group in lesson three of...
400 Million New Stars in Our Galaxy!Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The greater the technology, the better our understanding of our galaxy. An intriguing lesson from a solar system video series discusses the discoveries of the Gaia space observatory. With the release of the first 3D map of the Milky Way,...
Lemuel Moody and the Portland Observatory: The HistoryLesson Planet
3rd - 4th
Students are introduced to the history of the Portland Observatory. While watching a slide show, they determine where in the Observatory the image would be found. They are also shown different types of maps and discuss their uses.
SDO: Measuring the Speed of an Eruptive ProminenceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this eruptive prominence worksheet, students read about a plasma ejection from the sun measured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. Students solve 3 problems using the given diagrams of the ejection. They determine the scale of the...
SDO Reveals Details on the Surface of the SunLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this images of the sun worksheet, students read about the images released by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and they solve 3 problems using the given photograph of the sun. Students find the scale of the image, they compare the...
Chandra Studies and Expanding Supernova ShellLesson Planet
7th - 9th
In this supernova worksheet, students read about the expanding supernova shell that was discovered by the Chandra X-ray Observatory. Students solve two problems including finding the scale of the given images and determining the average...
Scientific Data-The Gift That Keeps on Giving!Lesson Planet
8th - 10th
In this scientific data worksheet, students solve 6 problems related to the data to be collected by the Solar Dynamics Observatory Mission. The problems include finding the number of bytes necessary in discs and drives to store a given...