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Use this PowerPoint in conjunction with the activities included on the Space Rocks ToolKit or on its own. Talk about our smallest neighbors, their properties, how we are searching for them, and what we might do to avoid future impacts.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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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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This middle school student lab book for Earth Science focuses on Earth's role in space, and its relationship with the Sun and Moon.It focuses on three parts: the Sun-Moon-Earth system, the solar system, and Earth's history as a planet. Spanish resources are also provided.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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The US government has developed a new curriculum using Global Positioning system (GPS) concepts and real-world applications to stimulate interest in STEM. Targeted for middle and high school levels, and designed to support the NGSS and Common Core learning standards, the curriculum features 12...
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Amazing Space has resources on all your astronomical needs: the solar ystem, black holes, stars, telescopes, history, and more. We are the Education Group of the Space Telescope Science Institute's Office of Public Outreach. We promote the science and majestic beauty of the universe to the education...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Established in 1989, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is an independent federal agency responsible for managing all of Canada's civil space-related activities. The CSA focuses its activities and resources on three main areas: space exploration (participation in astronaut missions, astronomy and...
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This collection of stories and images was compiles from NASA's Earth Observatory. The IGES team worked with Earth to Sky (a NASA-National Park Service partnership) and NASA's Landsat mission outreach to create this curated collection and identified strategies and supplemental resources for educators...
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Printable and downloadable booklet and poster about space weather.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Check out this site to learn more about news and information about the Sun-Earth environment, from solar storms to sunspots to near earth asteroids.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Visit Space Station Explorers to learn about this amazing outpost in space, get to know the astronauts actively doing research there, and possibly launch an experiment of your own. The site features a searchable database of K-12 lesson plans; search for lessons by subject or grade. Selected titles...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
"In this short talk, TED Fellow Sarah Parcak introduces the field of """"space archeology"""" -- using satellite images to search for clues to the lost sites of past civilizations."
Grade Level   3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Space.com is where humanity’s journey to new and exciting worlds is transmitted back down to Earth. Where we vicariously explore the cosmos with astronauts, astrophysicists and enthusiasts.  Here, we converse with the top minds in space exploration. Our mission: to keep you informed on the latest...
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America's geoheritage arises from the features, landforms, and landscapes characteristic of the United States. These locations are valued for many reasons, including significant scientific, educational, cultural, aesthetic, and recreational purposes. They are conserved so that their lessons and...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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This NOAA site has downloadable infographics on space weather.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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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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Astronomy exhibitions, shows and programs; Location: Chicago, IL
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From rivers that carve out canyons to tectonic plates that build mountains, our rocky planet Earth is always changing. In space, planets—with their own volcanoes and thunderstorms—whirl around the Sun. Earth and space scientists are dedicated to studying our solar system, from the moon...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5
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An analog astronaut is a person who conducts activities in simulated space conditions. Ground-based studies involving analog astronauts are conducted by many laboratories, facilities, and research centers around the world. Analog astronauts engage in a wide range of research such as human...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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"Space weather has the potential to wreak havoc on everything from satellite communications to electric power. Sarah Gibson at the National Center for Atmospheric Research is studying the behavior of the sun to help warn against a serious solar storm should it threaten Earth. """"When Nature...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The Space Center Houston offers Teacher Programs such as conferences and awards. Though most programs are geared towards teachers and educators, some programs are open to K-12 students. Join in on an event and learn more about the connections between space and school.
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