NASA Wavelength Resources Collection

NASA Wavelength is a collection of resources that incorporate NASA content and have been subject to peer review. You can search this collection using key words and/or the drop down menus to pinpoint resources to use with your audience of learners.
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A Teacher’s Guide to Magnetism and Solar Activity

With a focus on magnetism as it relates to the sun and solar activity, this activity includes an extensive teacher’s guide, nine activities, and three PowerPoint presentations. The guide was developed by the Stanford Solar Center.

Illustrated Activity Instructions for "Nurturing Life"

Participants learn about the needs of living things by creating and caring for a garden plot (outdoors where appropriate) or a container garden (indoors) at the program facility.

Illustrated Activity Instructions for "Searching for Life"

Participants learn about the characteristics of life and conduct an experiment, searching for life in three different soil samples.This StarNet library science-technology resource features a list of materials, background information, a materials list, and activity guide.

Curiosity Rover’s Adventure on Mars

Using a 4' vinyl map of Mars, participants code a programmable toy vehicle to travel to designated waypoints.

Rover Coder

In this app, users will command a NASA rover to get to various targets on Mars. Programming commands are provided; the number of commands will increase with each advanced level. A second version is included which allows the user to draw on the Martian surface. Requires Android 5.0 and up.

NASA Spotlite Moon Phases Interactive Lesson Plan

Through a 5E-based lesson, students in grades 5-8 investigate the phases of the moon. The lesson includes related Next Generation Science Standards, a materials list, background information, pre- and post-assessments, an answer key, and links to related activities.

NASA Spotlite Magnets and Metals Interactive Lesson Plan

Through a 5E-based lesson, students in grades 3-5 investigate magnets. The lesson includes related Next Generation Science Standards, a materials list, background information, pre- and post-assessments, an answer key, and links to related activities.

NASA Spotlite: Sound Waves and Mediums Interactive Lesson

Through a 5E-based lesson, students in grades 5-8 investigate sound waves. The lesson includes related Next Generation Science Standards, a materials list, background information, pre- and post-assessments, and links to related activities.

NASA eClips 4D Guide Lites: Movement of Molecules in States of Matter Spotlite Interactive Lesson

Through a 5E-based lesson, students in grades 5-8 investigate the movement of molecules within a solid. The lesson includes related Next Generation Science Standards, a materials list, background information, pre- and post-assessments, and links to related activities.

Changes in Climate & Wildfires

In this unit, students investigate the role of climate in the increasing risk of wildfires around the world. The impacts of Arctic Amplification, El Nino Southern Oscillation and Arctic Oscillation are examined through an analysis of NASA datasets.

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