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Learning Exercise

Material: Astronomy Picture of the Day
Submitted by: Barbra Bied Sperling on Jun 23, 2005
Date Last Modified: Jun 17, 2008
Title: Astronomy Picture of the Day
Description: Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Type of Task: Individual
Time Required 5-10 min.
Topics: Astronomy
Audience: College General Ed, Grade School, High School, Middle School
Learning Objectives: Students will describe in their own words what they see in this daily "warm-up"
Text of Learning Exercise: Students will look at the N.A.S.A. daily picture of the day and will describe what they see. The expectations will differ depending on the grade level of the students.
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