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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From the Blue Planet to the Red Planet

In this full-dome, digital planetarium show, NASA source material is used to build an environment where historical Mars footage is combined with real characters and computer simulations to present a possible future in which the planet is explored by human scientists.

Mars Match Game

This activity is about Mars and the similarities and differences between Mars and Earth. Learners will compare physical properties of Earth to those of Mars and investigate images of features on Mars to try to find similar features in images of the Earth.

Where Are You From A Bird's Eye View?

Students will first try to imagine what their school and neighborhood look like from “A Bird’s Eye View” and draw a detailed picture. They will follow this with a study of an aerial photo of their town.

Scientists Track the Rising Tide

In this problem set, learners will analyze a graph of global sea level change between 1880 and 2000 to answer a series of questions, including predicting future trends. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.

Eclipse Safety Bulletin

This 8.5" X 11" bulletin provides safety information for experiencing the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse.

Elements and You

Students are introduced to the periodic table and the concept of atomic elements. The group discusses how all material in the Universe is composed of elements and that the atom is the smallest particle that still has the physical and chemical properties of any given element.

How Can Radar See?

Students are introduced to radar imaging. The 15-page guide begins with a review of the electromagnetic spectrum then provides background information on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and the Mini-RF radar-imaging device aboard the LRO.

Carbon Calculator

Use this interactive model to test how energy used in your home connects to carbon. This is part of Unit 3 of Interactives and Models: Carbon in the Future & You.

What's the Problem with Isotropy?

In this lesson, students explore the cosmic microwave background to understand why a completely smooth (isotropic) background poses problems for the Universe we see today.

S'COOL Cloud Types Tutorial

This tutorial on cloud types was designed for participants in the S'COOL project (Student Cloud Observations On-Line). S'COOL engages students in making and reporting ground truth observations of clouds then comparing those observations with data from the CERES satellite instrument.