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In this activity, learners use a toaster to generate wind and compare the appliance's heat source to Jupiter's own hot... see more

Determine your different weights on planets

This site covers many aspects of the Gemini Observatory. It discusses where it is located, what it observes, what... see more

This is the site of a not for profit educational initiative. The site strives to promote competency in literacy and... see more

An interactive website that guides the user through the principals of space exploration and space flight. It has links to... see more

Learners create a model of a wetland to observe how it absorbs and filters water from the environment. In part 1,... see more

This is an activity about color. Participants will use scientific practices to investigate answers to questions involving... see more

This formative assessment item is used to uncover student ideas about solar radiation. Students will decide what they... see more

From the "Reading, Writing, and Rings" Series... Pre-assessment of students knowledge about Saturn. This series... see more

In this demonstration/experiment, learners discover that different colors and materials (metals, fabrics, paints) radiate... see more

This site offers a definition of "brown dwarf" and of how this type of star forms. It also contains many links to useful... see more

This website contains information on radio astronomy, the NRAO, how telescopes work, the history and discovery of radio... see more

This reference provides an introduction to the geoid, the equipotential surface of the Earth's gravity field which best... see more

Explores ultraviolet light -- what it is, where it comes from, how we can detect it, and what effects it has upon us and... see more

This Web site is an on-line version of a poster and educator guide describing the cosmic origin of the chemical elements.... see more

This site, part of Exploring Earth Investigation by McDougal Littell and TERC, examines how time zones are determined and... see more

In this activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners will create a food web and explore food sources for different organisms.... see more

In this activity, students are introduced to light and colored gels (filters). Students make and test predictions about... see more

This activity includes twelve monthly star charts to identify the stars that are visible in the night sky and that are... see more

This is a lesson about observing and examining meteorites in a Meteorite Sample Disc. Learners will practice scientific... see more

This is a lesson about locating impact craters on Earth using longitude, latitude, and maps. Learners will observe impact... see more

This is a lesson about the connection between meteorites and asteroids, focusing on remote-sensing techniques using... see more

Astrobiology in the Classroom leads students in the exploration of the limits of life on Earth to extend their beliefs... see more

This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners create 3D models of the Earth, Moon and Sun to demonstrate... see more