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. will add to ticket
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How Thick is the Atmosphere?

We've all seen pictures of the Earth and its atmosphere as a series of concentric circles, showing the troposphere, stratosphere, ionosphere, etc., often looking like a bullseye target with the solid Earth in the middle.

Metric Wins!

In this activity, students learn about the advantages of the metric system, by comparing the ease of calculation and conversion between the English and metric systems of measurement.

How Does Remote Sensing Help Us Understand the Anasazi?

Remote sensing, using Thermal Infrared Multispectral Scanner (TIMS) data, has lead to the discovery of previously unknown roads in the canyon area of New Mexico once occupied by the Anasazi culture.

My Trip to Jupiter

In this concluding activity, children create a scrapbook or poster display documenting their trips to Jupiter. Learners will use their "My Trip to Jupiter" journals and select common craft items to represent the characteristics of each aspect or layer and summarize their findings.

Predicting the Consequences of Changes For Human Civilization (Grades 10-12)

This unit focuses on the impacts of climate change on humans. Students participate in activities using "Character Cards" (included with the unit).

Field Trip to the Moon Educator Guide

This resource complements a planetarium experience. However, the accompanying educator's guide and companion guides - with lessons on observing and investigating the Moon - are available to download for independent classroom use.

MRC: Introduction to Mars and the Mars Rover Celebration Project (Grades 6-8)

Learners will record detailed observations of a simulated surface and core sample of Mars, analyze a simulated surface and core sample of Mars, compare and contrast an unknown foreign object with the surface and interior of Mars, and learn preliminary facts about Mars, its surface, and its place

S'COOL Lesson: Measures of Central Tendency

In this lesson plan students use temperature data to look at the measures of central tendency. By using mean, median, and mode, students will gain a better understanding about weather patterns from several locales throughout Virginia.

Electrolysis of Salt Water

This is a hands-on lab activity about the chemical composition and conductivity of water.

Star Market Scandal

The is one several activities in which students are required to access and analyze actual data from NASA missions, including video interviews with real NASA scientists, to solve a mystery.

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