Probing the Unknown
Students investigate the suitability of various scientific tools to extract information in a variety of situations. They use observation boxes to construct an undiscovered world and then design a probe used for characterizing the unknown world.
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New Review Valleys Deep and Mountains High
Sometimes the best view is from the farthest distance. Satellite imaging makes it possible to create altitude maps from far above the earth. A three-part activity has your young scientists play the role of the satellite and then use...
8th - Higher Ed Science
Look But Don’t Touch—Exploration with Remote Sensing
Mars is home to the tallest mountain in our solar system, Olympus Mons. In this set of two activities, learners review geologic land formations through the analysis of aerial maps. They then apply this knowledge to aerial maps of objects...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable