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Hands On Weather Science Activities Webinar

Archive (.zip) (Grade Level: 4-8)

Uploaded: August 12, 2013

This "Teacher Learning Journey" webinar explores NASA's role in our understanding and forecasting of weather. NASA STEM resources and curriculum guides you through a "storm" of classroom weather activities, online resources and a powerpoint presentation.

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NASA Eyes on the Earth Quick Reference Guide

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Uploaded: July 23, 2013

This is a quick reference guide to help educators navigate the NASA Eyes on the Earth website. This will help you to understand all of the features of the resource and find the most appropriate ways to use it in your classroom.

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NEO Quick Reference Guide for NASA Earth Observations

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Uploaded: July 22, 2013

Use this guide as you explore the NEO website to learn more about datasets and imagery on different topics.

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"Exploring Our Earth From Above" Teacher Learning Journey Webinar

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Uploaded: July 22, 2013

This webinar integrates science, technology, engineering, mathematics and geography (STEM-G) with Earth observations, remote sensing, and maps as we explore our planet Earth from above. NASA curriculum products, missions and other resources will be integrated to demonstrate an inquiry-based teaching strategy for a better understand of our Earth and the processes that shape it.

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Green Strides for Solar Energy Archived Webinar

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Uploaded: July 16, 2013

This archived webinar will introduce participants to a Problem-based Learning Activity (PBL) that requires students to propose and defend a design to provide power to a lunar or Martian research habitat for six explorers. To prepare, students will investigate the variables that affect the operation of solar panels, learn about energy, power, and circuits, design a solar energy system to meet the power requirements for their own homes, and learn about the solar panels and energy use on the ISS.

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GLOBE Estimating Cloud Cover: A Simulation

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 4-12)

Uploaded: July 02, 2013

This activity will help students better understand percent cloud cover and to take more accurate cloud cover observations. Working in pairs or small groups, students use construction paper to simulate cloud cover. They estimate the percentage of cloud cover represented by torn pieces of paper on a contrasting background and assign a cloud cover classification to the simulations created by their classmates.

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Looking at the Sun pptx

Presentation in PowerPoint (Grade Level: 3-12)

Uploaded: June 18, 2012

This is the resource is the PowerPoint slide set used for the "Looking at the Sun" Webshop conducted on the NEON Website. It discusses NASA missions to study the sun and a few of the simple material models for simulating Earth- Moon distance, solar and lunar eclipses.

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Moon Dial "Phaser"

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Uploaded: May 22, 2012

This is a handy manipulative that helps with idenitfying the phases of the moon and their location in the sky. Originally created by educator Chuck Bueter and posted online for instructional use.

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NASA eClips: Scarab Rover Looks at the Moon

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Uploaded: April 26, 2012

This video shows how the Scarab Rover makes observations of the Moon.

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SciFiles: The Case of the Wacky Water Cycle

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 3-8)

Uploaded: April 11, 2012

The NASA SCI Files™ is designed to enhance and enrich existing curriculum.Two to three days of class time are suggested for each segment to fully use video, resources, activities and websites listed in each segment. Dozens of books with ISBN numbers are listed in relation to the topic, along with dozens of websites for integrating technology with these lessons. Visit this external link for the video download links, which are archived at the Teacher Link provided by Utah State University: http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlnasa/videos/dnmovies/NASASCIfiles/index.html

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Hurricanes as Heat Engines

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Uploaded: April 10, 2012

Students examine authentic NASA satellite data to explore how hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean surface. Objectives: * Students will practice finding data via the Internet. * Students will practice making line plots and data maps. * Students will understand how hurricanes gain energy from the ocean surface. * Students will form a hypothesis, compare data parameters and draw conclusions.

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How Does Flowing Water Shape a Surface

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Uploaded: April 04, 2012

Using a stream table, students develop an eye for features associated with flowing water. The students then use what they learn to interpret images of Mars.

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Areology - The Study of Mars

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Uploaded: April 04, 2012

Students examine a simulated Martian surface core sample, make observations and predictions, then match the sample with a know sample using candy bars.

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Moon Math: Craters

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 6-9)

Uploaded: March 26, 2012

This lesson combines a series of activities to help students understand the physical characteristics of the moon. Objectives Students will: • Create a simulation to model how craters and regolith are formed on the moon. • Practice mathematical principles to determine lunar crater formation characteristics. • Predict the origin of lunar rocks by first collecting, describing and classifying neighborhood rocks. • Demonstrate how the stratigraphy of lava flows is produced by multiple eruptions.

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Charting the Physical Characteristics of Earth vs. Mars

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Uploaded: March 25, 2012

Remote satellite images of Earth and Mars are used to compare and contrast physical processes that occur on both planets. Objectives Students will: • Identify similarities and differences between the physical processes that occur on Earth and Mars. • Classify images of Earth and Mars by observing physical features in each image. • Speculate about the physical features observed in each image.

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Habits of the Mind

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Uploaded: March 25, 2012

Students make connections between events in their lives and the seasons of the year. One major connection relates the concept of the seasons to past observations.

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Astroventure Geology Mission

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Uploaded: March 25, 2012

Students explore the roles of various geologists as they compare the geology of Earth, Mars and Venus in an online tutorial and activity.

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Habits of the Mind

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 4-9)

Uploaded: March 25, 2012

Study the relationships between two items to look into possible connections between items. Throughout history different cultures have looked to the sky for answers that may determine their survival and livelihood. Patterns in solar observations helped to determine crucial times such as when to plant and when to harvest the food to ensure the survival of the group. The first activity is designed to help make connections between events and the seasons of the year. One major connection relates the concept of the seasons to past observations. In the second activity, visualize the four key observation dates located in activity one, from a viewpoint in space looking down on the circle created. Look at the impact of the EArth's orbit around the Sun on seasons.

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Vectoring

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Uploaded: March 25, 2012

Discover how vectoring the thrust from a jet engine affects movement of an airplane. Create a paper airplane powered by a balloon and determine direction of thrust.

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Density Cubes

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 6-9)

Uploaded: March 23, 2012

Activity begins on page 14 To determine the density of different metals. Activity Overview: Using mathematics, students will determine the density of differing metals by first calculating each one’s mass and size, then solving as required.

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Shape Memory Alloys (SMA)

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 6-9)

Uploaded: March 23, 2012

Activity begins on page 11. Objective: Through experimentation, students will learn how a Shape Memory Alloy reacts to heat in order to regain its shape. Activity Overview: By stretching the nitinol sample and then immersing it in hot water, students will see how the sample reacts. This can be repeated as many times as necessary with each student or group of students

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Materials Past and Present

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Uploaded: March 23, 2012

Activity can be found beginning on page 5 in the book. Students will learn through discussion how the materials used in airplane construction have changed over time. By using the photos supplied in the Images section, you will lead a discussion with the students on how the materials used in the manufacture of aircraft have changed over time and why. A worksheet is provided for the students to record and compare their answers.

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Earth and Mars Physical Comparison

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Uploaded: March 23, 2012

This investigation compares and contrasts physical processes that occur on both Earth and Mars. Students are given unidentified images of Earth and Mars. Their task is to arrange the images into pairs that show evidence of similar physical processes. Then they identify each image as being an area of Earth or an area of Mars by comparing and contrasting physical features that they observe in the image pairs.

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The Coriolis Effect

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 5-12)

Uploaded: March 23, 2012

The objective of this exercise is to demonstrate that an object which moves in latitude over the surface of a rotating planet experiences the Coriolis effect, an apparent deflection of its path from a straight line. Upon completion of this exercise the student should understand the concept of the Coriolis effect and be able to understand viewing an event from different frames of reference.

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"Planetary Play-Doh" Solar System Mass Comparison

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 3-12)

Uploaded: March 22, 2012

This is the pdf version of the written directions for the Solar System Mass Comparison activity that uses Play-Doh or any other dough like materials. The activity was originally submitted by science teacher Jacob Noel-Storr and has been adapted/modified several times since his original work. This version uses cylinder shapes to make the dividing of the dough into even sections more manageable for younger students.

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“Planetary Play-Doh” Solar System Mass Comparison

Presentation in PowerPoint (Grade Level: 3-12)

Uploaded: March 22, 2012

If Jupiter was the size of a softball how large would the other planets be comparing their relative masses? This is the basis for this activity that starts with 3lbs of Play-Doh or any similar dough material to create scaled models of the solar system planets, including dwarf planet Pluto. The original set of directions have been modified to use a much easier cylinder shape to start each division of the materials and will be found in this resource repositiory in a separate file.

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Modeling Hot and Cold Planets

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Uploaded: March 22, 2012

Students are asked to design their own experiments to test hypothesized relationships about factors that influence planetary temperature and habitability.

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How do Atmospheres Interact with Solar Energy?

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Uploaded: March 22, 2012

The students brainstorm as to why the observed surface temperature of Earth is so different from that observed by their gray body model. Then they do a literature search to obtain information about the atmospheres of Earth, Venus and Mars. They speculate as to which characteristics of the atmospheres may be responsible for the difference between observed and theoretical surface temperatures. Students then use separate samples of carbon dioxide and air to observe interactions of the compound and the mixture with incident light or heat. The activity ends with a definition of the Greenhouse Effect.

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How Clouds Form—Understanding the Basic Principles of Precipitation

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Uploaded: March 22, 2012

The purpose of this investigation is to facilitate understanding of the basics of cloud formation and involving the changing of state of water. This activity should enhance the understanding of the change of state concept, which is important in the study of meteorology.

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Weather to Fly By: Detecting Clouds Using Infrared Energy

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Uploaded: March 22, 2012

Using simple materials, students investigate weather, aviation, and the properties of the atmosphere. One activity, "Detecting Clouds Using Infrared Energy", has students demonstrate how a satellite’s infrared detector can see weather. Using only their hands, students create a thermal image map.

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Volcanoes, Plate tectonics for the Elementary Classroom

Presentation in PowerPoint (Grade Level: 3-12)

Uploaded: February 16, 2012

This is a powerpoint made up of primiarily USGS and NASA imagery to visually demonstrate Earth Science concepts of volcanism, plate movement, impact cratering and glacial effects on the landscape. There are several movies included in the presentation which should be included in the zip file uploaded here.

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Anaglyph 3D Views of the Solar System

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Uploaded: January 24, 2012

NASA and other agencies use "red and blue" glasses to see 3D adapted versions of images. This PowerPoint presentation uses images of our solar system from NASA's missions and those repurposed in anaglyph form by artists and technicians. Descriptions and image credit appear on each slide, if vacant the image is credited to NASA.

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Discover Your World with NOAA

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Uploaded: January 11, 2012

These activities are designed to help you learn more about our world, and how NOAA helps you to explore, understand, and protect our Earth.

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Why is the Sky Blue

Quicktime Video (Grade Level: K-5)

Uploaded: January 11, 2012

KSNN video explaining why the sky is blue.

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The Air We Breathe

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Uploaded: January 11, 2012

This colorful picture book is designed to introduce Earth's atmosphere and its importance to life on Earth. It's appropriate for students in grades K-4.

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Lunar & Meteorite Geology Content

Presentation in PowerPoint (Grade Level: 6-12)

Uploaded: January 04, 2012

This Powerpoint is a compilation of presentations created by Stephanie Shipp of LPI, Noah Petro of GSFC and assorted NASA AESP Education specialists. It is used for the content background presentation portion of the Lunar and Meteroite Sample training program managed by NASA's ARES labs at the Johnson Space Center.

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Space School Musical

Media Player Video (Grade Level: 2-12)

Uploaded: January 04, 2012

Discovery Multimedia presents a multi media trip through the solar system in this ultra-cool edu-tainment “hip-hopera” that is out of this world! Move and groove along with the planets, moons, meteors, comets, asteroids and even some rockin’ scientists as they sing, dance and serve up the freshest facts in the galaxy. Hannah is trying to finish her science project - a model of the solar system. But there’s a problem: it’s due tomorrow, she’s not finished yet, and it’s past her bedtime. How will she get it done? With a little help from her friends – the most talented troupe in the Milky Way!

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Solar System in Your Pocket (PowerPoint Directions)

Presentation in PowerPoint (Grade Level: 2-12)

Uploaded: December 15, 2011

In working with teachers on solar system resources, the "Solar System in Your Pocket" activity is a wonderfully designed scale activity that requires few resources. It is as much a directions following activity as it is a representation of the relative distances of the planets in our solar system, so this PowerPoint presentation was designed to create a visual to accompany the written and oral directions. Coupled with the original design by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, students may become aware of the small scale applications of astronomical units and the comparisons of distances of the solar system's planets. Teachers may insert the curious mathematical table of the Bode's - Titus Law that predicts average orbital distances. It is important to discuss the misconceptions associated with models, this one included. For example, the idea that the planets are "lined up" as they appear in most graphics and that these distances do not vary.

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Exploring Strange New Worlds

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 4-12)

Uploaded: October 05, 2011

This activity is a simulation of the progression of missions employed by NASA to collect observations and research exoplanets orbiting distant stars. Participants become members of a research team that makes observations on three modeled alien worlds. The first observations are the simplest viewing at a distance and progressively collect more data by moving closer to the planets and using advanced technologies, until they ultimately collect a sample of the planet they are observing.

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Red Shift, Blue Shift

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Uploaded: June 23, 2011

Students get a chance to apply their understanding of the relationship between wavelength and frequency to explain the Doppler effect first in sound and then in electromagnetic waves.

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Simple Spectroscope

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 4-6)

Uploaded: June 23, 2011

Students build a simple spectroscope using a toilet paper tube and diffraction grating then use the scope to observe the spectra of different light sources and draw their observations on a provided worksheet.

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Space Operations Learning Center

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Uploaded: June 23, 2011

A set of four online training units on Space Communications, Flight Dynamics, Information Processing, and Mission Operations. There are also three lower elementary modules.

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Building a Simple Spectroscope

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Uploaded: June 23, 2011

Instructions for building a simple spectroscope in a small cardboard box.

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Investigating Ice Worlds

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Uploaded: June 23, 2011

Students use various light sources to examine ice and understand how NASA studies planets and moons from space

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Seasonal Change on Land and Water

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Uploaded: June 22, 2011

To further understanding of the causes of seasonal change, students use visualizations to compare effects of incoming solar energy in the two hemispheres.

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Nature of Salt

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 9-12)

Uploaded: June 22, 2011

Students examine the molecular structure of salt and the elements that compose it.

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Lava Layering

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Uploaded: June 22, 2011

Simulate repeated volcanic eruptions and how they build a terrain.

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Space Weather Action Center

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Uploaded: June 22, 2011

Students monitor the progress of an entire solar storm from the time it erupts from our Sun until it sweeps past our small planet effecting enormous changes in our magnetic field.

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Build a Magnetometer

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Uploaded: June 22, 2011

Students build a magnetometer using a soda bottle and a bar magnet to understand how to monitor and study magnetic fields and storms.

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Radiation Exposure on Earth

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Uploaded: June 22, 2011

Students look at different sources of radiation and calculate their exposure levels.

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Composite Materials

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Uploaded: June 22, 2011

Students explore the properties of composite materials through a series of four demonstrations.

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Heat As The Agent of Change: Atoms and Molecules in Motion

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Uploaded: June 22, 2011

Students study heat and its effects on the states of matter in a physical simulation. Module from Genesis mission education.

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Moon Phase and Libration

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Uploaded: June 20, 2011

NASA Animator, Chris Smith, has created an animation that shows wonderfully detailed images of the moon with an explanation of its phases and eclipses as seen from the Earth. This marks the first time that accurate shadows at this level of detail are possible in such a computer simulation. The shadows are based on the global elevation map being developed from measurements by the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) aboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). LOLA has already taken more than 10 times as many elevation measurements as all previous missions combined. The Moon always keeps the same face to us, but not exactly the same face. Because of the tilt and shape of its orbit, we see the Moon from slightly different angles over the course of a month. When a month is compressed into 12 seconds, as it is in this animation, our changing view of the Moon makes it look like it's wobbling. This wobble is called libration. The word comes from the Latin for "balance scale" (as does the name of the zodiac constellation Libra) and refers to the way such a scale tips up and down on alternating sides. The sub-Earth point gives the amount of libration in longitude and latitude. The sub-Earth point is also the apparent center of the Moon's disk and the location on the Moon where the Earth is directly overhead. The Moon is subject to other motions as well. It appears to roll back and forth around the sub-Earth point. The roll angle is given by the position angle of the axis, which is the angle of the Moon's north pole relative to celestial north. The Moon also approaches and recedes from us, appearing to grow and shrink. The two extremes, called perigee (near) and apogee (far), differ by more than 10%. The most noticed monthly variation in the Moon's appearance is the cycle of phases, caused by the changing angle of the Sun as the Moon orbits the Earth. The cycle begins with the waxing (growing) crescent Moon visible in the west just after sunset. By first quarter, the Moon is high in the sky at sunset and sets around midnight. The full Moon rises at sunset and is high in the sky at midnight. The third quarter Moon is often surprisingly conspicuous in the daylit western sky long after sunrise. Celestial north is up in these images, corresponding to the view from the northern hemisphere. The descriptions of the print resolution stills also assume a northern hemisphere orientation. To adjust for southern hemisphere views, rotate the images 180 degrees, and substitute "north" for "south" in the descriptions.

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Solar Comparisons

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Uploaded: June 16, 2011

Students compare the temperature, diameter, and distance to the Sun with familiar things on Earth.

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What Does Life Need to Live?

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 6-8)

Uploaded: June 16, 2011

"What does Life need to Survive?" is the second of five modules in the "Astrobiology in the classroom Life on Earth...and elsewhere?" Found on page 11 of the educator guide. Understanding that Life Needs Water, Nutrients, and Energy by growing organisms in one of 12 classroom environments and identify common requirements (e.g., water, nutrients, and energy). Students will design a mission to identify habitable places by searching for water, nutrients, and energy. There is also a math activity measuring calories.

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What is Life?

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Uploaded: June 16, 2011

"What is Life?" is the first of five modules in the 'Astrobiology in the classroom Life on Earth...and elsewhere?" Found on page 5 of the educator guide. Concepts covered in this short activity include defining life and comparing real and fake or live and dead objects and brainstorm ideas about what life is. Refine the definition by playing 20 Questions to identify an object or organism. Students will test the definition by comparing “mystery” samples.

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The Sun's Habitable Zone

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Uploaded: June 16, 2011

This website provides a way for students to build a planet by changing the variables. Each planet receives a rating of cold, hot, or habitable based on the data entered by the students. Four characteristics are used: the mass of the star the planet is orbiting, the distance of the planet from the star, the bond albedo of the planet, and the greenhouse effect of the planet's atmosphere.

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Space Weather Action Centers

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Uploaded: June 15, 2011

Students investigate solar storms and their effect on the Earth to produce a space weather daily report.

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Quantifying Changes in the Land Over TIme

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 7-10)

Uploaded: June 15, 2011

Students learn to identify kinds of land cover (e.g., roads, fields, urban areas, and lakes) in Landsat satellite images. They decide which land cover types allow the passage of water into the soil (are pervious) and which types do not allow it (are impervious). They consider some effects of increasing impervious surface area on ecosystem health. Students then make land cover maps using two Landsat satellite images taken about a decade apart. They quantify the change of land cover from pervious to impervious surface during that time period. They make predictive maps of what they think the nature and extent of land cover change in the area will be in the year 2025, and speculate about the consequences for the availability of water for people and ecosystems. Students justify their predictive maps and their thoughts about the consequences of change in writing. This activity uses Landsat images of Phoenix, Arizona. Additional resources are available to permit teachers to download images of their regions through the USGS Web site provided in the resource section.

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Earth vs. Mars—What similar physical processes occur on both Earth and Mars?

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 7-9)

Uploaded: June 15, 2011

In this activity, students work in pairs to compare and contrast the physical processes that may be inferred through the observation of images of both Mars and Earth. They will discuss the processes that have occurred on the Earth and the outcomes that have resulted and transfer this knowledge to the interpretation of the processes that may have occurred on Mars.

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Earth, Moon, and Mars Balloons

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Uploaded: June 15, 2011

Construct a scale model of the Earth-Moon-Mars system in terms of planetary size and distance. And discover how far one might have to travel to get to the Moon or Mars.

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Assessing Planets as Candidates for Life

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Uploaded: June 15, 2011

Students engage in a thorough investigation of what life is, what life needs to live, what makes a world habitable, what can life tolerate, and is there life on other worlds. Series of five activities from the "Life on Earth ... and elsewhere?" Educator Guide from NASA's Astrobiology Institute.

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GLOBE Soil Learning Activities: Soil Temperature

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Uploaded: June 14, 2011

Introduces students to the importance of soil, why it needs to be studied, and how it is affected by climate. Part of the GLOBE education materials.

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How Does the Earth's Energy Budget Relate to Polar Ice?

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Uploaded: June 14, 2011

Uses satellite data to understand how the net flux of the radiation budget relates to the amount of ice present in the Northern Hemisphere. Students will use real satellite data to discover trends in data maps and will correlate two data parameters to discover a relationship. Part of the My NASA Data series.

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