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The animation archived on this page shows the geocentric phase, libration, position angle of the axis, and apparent diameter of the Moon throughout the year 2013, at hourly intervals. Until the end of 2013, the initial Dial-A-Moon image will be the frame from this animation for the current hour.
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This visualization of the Bubble Nebula begina with a ground-based view that encompasses the glowing cloud. The high-energy light from one of the massive O star, BD +60o2522, is responsible for ionization.
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Check out the Let's Fly Away activity. Children can interact online with an aircraft-covered dodecahedron. Or, print out the activity pages to learn about 12 different aircraft and build their own 3-D dodecahedron!
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This movie shows the variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May 2012.
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Do you know a child who likes puzzles? Check out the Put It Together game to solve puzzles of NASA images. Choose from four different levels of difficulty.
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"The """"""""Space Lunch"""""""" game helps them learn about nutrition and healthy eating habits as they hunt for matching food groups."
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The NASA/GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio has in recent years created animations based on the GISTEMP dataset following the end of the calendar year. The most recent animation available was released in January 2013 and shows the five-year mean anomaly of surface temperature for 1880 through...
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NASA's vision: To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind. To do that, thousands of people have been working around the world -, and off of it -, for more than 50 years, trying to answer some basic questions. What's out there in space? How...
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This PowerPoint and suggested script is about major discoveries made with telescopes and their technologies that changed the way we understand our universe.
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PowerPoint explaining NASA's Kepler Mission to search for transiting planets orbiting in the habitable zone of Sun-like stars.
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Tour the Orion Nebula with this PowerPoint and script for use at your outreach or club events. Edit as needed.
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"The Beginner's Guide to Aeronautics (BGA) and Beginner's Guide to Rockets (BGR) were created as Web-based """"""""textbooks."""""""" The creation of these web sites is a research project to explore the use of the personal computer and the Internet to present educational materials to students,...
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Published in 2006
This report lists common misconceptions about solar-terrestrial physics. The misconception is given along with a detailled description of the correct processes.
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Short geoscience career blurbs and photos of NASA scientists
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Published in 2012
Description of geoscience careers supported by NASA links
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Mars Trek is an application that allows you to view imagery and perform analysis on data from the planet Mars.
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NASA’s Gravity and Climate Experiment (GRACE) is a mission to track the impact of climate change on the planet’s vast stores of freshwater, saltwater, and ice. A pair of satellites, GRACE effectively “weighs” Earth’s shifting water resources month by month to detect where water is...
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With just a few materials, building a paper model of the International Space Station (ISS) can become an excellent group, troop, or class project. This publication contains a brief overview of the ISS, its parts, the science that occurs on board, instructions, and extensions for an interdisciplinary...
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Published in 2017
NASA and the Challenger Learning Centers present Christa's Lost Lessons. Christa McAuliffe was chosen to be the first teacher in space. Due to the tragic space shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, she did not film the science lessons in space as planned. Educators-turned-astronauts, Joe Acaba and...
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For accurate, kid-friendly information on planets, see NASA Space Place's page, How Do We Weigh Planets? Written for elementary and middle level audiences, the explanation covers topics such as How do scientists use gravitational pull as a scale?, Why do scientists usually discuss mass rather than...
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