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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Atmosphere Chapter-Cloud Watch

Students observe cloud type and coverage and weather conditions over a five-day period and correlate these observations. Students make and test predictions using these observations.

Solar Week Tuesday: The Effect on Earth

This is a short online reading associated with activities during Solar Week, a twice-yearly event in March and October during which classrooms are able to interact with scientists studying the Sun.

Space Survey

This is a lesson about society and space exploration. Learners will survey the public about their different opinions about space exploration and the use of robotics in space exploration. Then they will represent and analyze the results. This is lesson 5 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module.

Tactile Astronomy: Making the Universe Touchable

This section of Amazing Space features a library of selected Hubble images that can be printed in a tactile format.

Earth, Earth's Moon and Mars Balloons

Balloons are used to construct a scale model of the Earth, Earth's Moon and Mars in relation to each other. Students use this model to predict distances and reflect on how scientists use models to construct explanations through the scientific process.

Water Vapor Imagery: Water Vapor Imagery Basics

This self-paced, interactive tutorial enables learners to discover practical uses for water vapor imagery from weather satellites.

Lunar Biospheres

Learners will build a biosphere that is a balanced, self-enclosed living system able to run efficiently over a long period of time.

El Niño

This textbook chapter describes the processes through which El Niño and La Niña conditions emerge. The resource includes an animation of ocean currents, and links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom use.

My Spacecraft to Saturn

Learners will think like engineers as they are presented with problems that the NASA team faced when designing a spacecraft to travel to Saturn. Students work with partners to think of solutions to address those problems, and to use these ideas to sketch their spacecraft.

Mysteries of the Sun

This book briefly outlines our current knowledge of how the Sun works and its effects on Earth and the solar system.