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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Sea Level Viewer

This interactive program focuses on the role of sea level in climate change. Sections include an overview and a list of relevant NASA satellite missions and their objectives.

Counting Atoms in a Molecule

In this problem set, learners will answer a series of questions about the complex molecule, Propanal. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.

Project Summary MMS Tic-Tac-Toe

This is the culminating lesson in the MMS Mission Educator's Instructional Guide. Learners will choose and complete three activities about the MMS mission.

Teaching Science Vocabulary with "The Shape of a Moon's Orbit"

This is a reading strategy guide in a series of guides that utilizes articles from the Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS) program.

Is There a Career for Me? Antarctic Meteorite Teams

Learners will view slides and read about meteorite recovery expeditions to Antarctica, explore science careers, evaluate the characteristics and skills required for curating and working with meteorites, create scientific teams, and make written and oral presentations about their chosen scientific

A Multi-Wavelength Exploration of the Universe

In this activity, students explore images taken with telescopes sensitive to several different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. Students compare the images to determine that light carries information about physical features in the universe.

Energy in the Home

In this problem set, learners will calculate energy consumption in kilowatt-hours (kWh) and its associated cost in two scenarios. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.

Planet Designer: Martian Makeover

This is an activity about the atmospheric conditions (greenhouse strength, atmospheric thickness) Mars needs to maintain surface water.

Atmospheric Science Training Module

This is a lesson where learners review the basic requirements for human survival. Using an online, multimedia module, they change amounts of gases in our atmosphere and draw conclusions about the amount of each gas that is necessary for human survival.

Why Don't Clouds Fall Out of the Sky?

In this activity, students learn that the small droplet size of water the in the clouds and wind contribute to clouds remaining suspended in the sky. The demonstration requires a clear beaker, sand, and rocks. Several other activities are suggested.