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17 reviewed resources for william herschel

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Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The electromagnetic spectrum includes everything from very powerful gamma rays (which are used to treat cancer) to much weaker radio waves (which include microwaves). Through a hands-on activity, scholars explore the temperature...
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Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners of light will construct a contraption in which light is passed through a prism and shone into a box. The temperatures at different points along the path and outside of the path of light. The intent is to imitate William...
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Herschel Infrared Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students perform a version of the experiment of 1800 by the famous astronomer Sir Frederick William Herschel.
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Astronomer Research

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover the contributions of early astronomers and scientists. For this research skills lesson, students research electronic and print sources about Galileo Galilei, Aristarchus, Hipparchus, Claudius Ptolemy, Nicholas...
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Math Lesson Plan: How to Calculate Area

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Define area and calculate the area of squares and rectangles with your class. The lesson begins with direct instruction, but learners get some hands-on practice finding area, too. They measure construction paper shapes with a ruler.
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Out of this world! 2

For Students 5th - 10th
In this solar system worksheet, students fill in the blank to sentences that refer to the solar system. Students fill in 15 blanks with planet names.
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Out of this World! 2

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science and research skills worksheet, students use Internet searches to find the answers to 15 questions about the planets in the solar system.
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Planetary Diversity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the infrared radiation and the part of the spectrum that is not always visible.  In this electromagnetic lesson students complete a lab activity on the different wavelengths.
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Help Sammy! Complete Subjects and Predicates!

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this subjects and predicates worksheet, students review the definitions for subjects and predicates. Students read the sentences and then underline the subject once and predicate twice.
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Uranus

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this planet science worksheet, students read several paragraphs about the planet Uranus. Students use the sheet to answer comprehension questions.
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Universe Cards

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A 9-page packet comes with 24 cards that have pictures and informational text about each object in the universe. From nebulae to dwarf planets, objects we see—or don't see—are represented in the cards through pictures and words.
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Hunt the Fact Monster #32

For Students 3rd
In this search engine worksheet, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 10 short answer questions using the given website.
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Fingerprints

For Students 5th - 8th
This activity provides an interesting way for learners to review vocabulary and practice comprehension skills. There is a six-paragraph passage about the process of fingerprinting and the role it takes on convicting criminals. Eleven...
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Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto

For Students 7th - 12th
In this planets activity, 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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Is There a Tenth Planet?

For Students 5th - 12th
In this planets worksheet, learners read about how our solar system's planets were discovered and how scientist believe there might be a tenth planet. After reading, students complete 4 short answer questions.
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Explorit's Astronomy 2. Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this astronomy worksheet, students complete a five question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about astronomy. Prior knowledge is assumed.
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Greatest Discoveries in Astronomy Video Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
In this astronomy worksheet, students write the answers to 16 short answer questions about the solar system, astronomers, Copernicus, and satellites. They also describe dark energy and exoplanets. (Written to be done with a video but can...