# 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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## Where Do They Come From? The Meteorite-Asteroid Connection

This is a lesson about the path meteorites take to get from the asteroid belt to Earth and how rare it is for the Earth to be hit by a large asteroid. Three activities comprise the lesson.

## MRC: Mission Measurements (Grades 6-8)

This is a lesson about how to answer a scientific or engineering question.

## The Nature of Salt

This is a hands-on lab activity about the composition of salt. Learners will explain the general relationship between an element's Periodic Table Group Number and its tendency to gain or lose electron(s), and explain the difference between molecular compounds and ionic compounds.

## Playdough Planets

Learners create scale models of Earth, the moon, and Mars out of playdough. Based on the size of the models, they must determine the relative distance between them and then display them at that scale. This activity was designed for use in a library program.

## Think Scientifically: The Sun and The Water Cycle

Learners will read or listen to a story about two sisters, Marisol and Sofia, as they explore the Sun's role in the water cycle.

## Cool Cosmos: The Multiwavelength Astronomy Gallery

This website has gathered images taken at different wavelengths by a variety of ground-based and space-borne observatories, including selected astronomical objects in the famous Messier catalog, as well as for some non-Messier objects.

## Multi-Step Equations

This is a set of one-page problems about mass and power of spacecraft. Learners will use multi-step equations to solve several diverse problems.

## The pH Game

This learning activity engages students in measurement of pH in water and soil samples, plants and other natural materials. By mixing different substances, they observe how pH changes, and become familiar with the pH of common household products.

## The Electromagnetic Spectrum: Resonating Atmosphere

Using a paper and tape device, students experience how atoms and molecules of gas in Earth’s atmosphere absorb electromagnetic energy through resonance.

## Exploring Planetary Moons

This is a collection of mathematics problems relating to the moons of the solar system.