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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Space Place: Hail King of the Ice Dwarfs

On this webpage, learners will read fun facts about Pluto and explore why it is no longer considered a planet.

How to Draw Magnetic Fields - II

This is an activity about depicting magnetic polarity.

Earth & Mars: As Different as They are Alike

This poster shows comparison images of Earth and Mars on the front, with 11 Mars activities on the back.

The Size of Things

In this hands-on activity, learners begin by estimating the size of each planet in our Solar System and Pluto and making each out of playdough or a similar material.

Water Conservation

This activity was developed to get students thinking about the many ways that people use freshwater and how we can conserve this precious and fundamental natural resource.

Across Space and Time

In this kinesthetic activity, students will demonstrate how two spacecraft are able to document a space weather event across the Van Allen radiation belts better than one spacecraft can.

The Source of Energy Lab

In this activity about the Sun's influence on plant growth, learners will create a plant box and observe that a plant will grow towards the Sun, its primary source of energy.

Data, Predictions and Linear Functions

Students will learn about the Big Bang theory of the universe through reading a NASA press release and viewing a NASA eClips™ video segment. They will use simple linear equations to analyze data that reveals the expansion and early history of the universe after the Big Bang.

Tracking Solar Flares Activity

This is an activity about identifying solar flares.

Rotational Motion and Rocket Launches

In this problem set, students are led through a series of calculations to determine the best launch site for a TV satellite.