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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Carbon Dioxide: Production and Sequestration

In this problem set, learners will refer to a satellite image to calculate the rate of carbon sequestration in the areas of bare land and forested lawn shown to answer a series of questions. Answer key is provided.

MY NASA DATA: Using MY NASA DATA to Determine Volcanic Activity

In this data analysis activity, students investigate the relationship between volcanic activity and changes in concentration of atmospheric aerosols.

The Tales Comets Tell - A Historical Timeline

Learners will create a physical timeline of comet appearances in art and literature throughout history.

Loony Lunar Phases

Learners hear a story, song, or (silly or serious) poem that celebrates the Moon's different phases. They recreate the shapes of the lunar phases using the frosting from Oreo® cookies, and then they place them in correct order to reveal the repeating pattern.

Deep Impact Fact Sheet

Learners can read about the Deep Impact mission to encounter comet Tempel 1, including the mission, the experiment, results, the comet, the team, and how the results were transmitted back to Earth. Includes pre- and post-encounter fact sheets.

Paths - What Are They and Who Makes Them?

Students will complete several activities in which they will describe, draw, examine and explore paths.

Dead Right, Dead Wrong

Students will research and evaluate information about global warming, identify decision-making criteria for action or lack of action, and decide what level of certainty is sufficient to take action.

What's Hot in Yellowstone National Park

In this activity, learners discover new perspectives on geothermal features, such as geysers, mudpots, hot springs, and hot spring terraces by exploring infrared images.

Energy for Me: Sustaining My Community with Renewable Energy

In this problem-based learning unit, learners explore the possibilities of sustainable energy, and engage in a project to provide electricity for their city using alternative energy sources. Instructions to access NASA data are provided along with additional resources and activities.

Dance of the Moon and Oceans

This is an activity about the tides. Learners discover how the Moon's gravitational pull causes the level of the ocean to rise and fall twice a day along most coastlines.