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.
1895 result(s)

Temperature Variations and Habitability: Activity B Relating Factors that Influence Planetary Temperature and Habitability

In this activity, student teams create a knowledge map of the essential characteristics or factors of a planet with a habitable climate, identifying range of inputs, outputs and variables of a planetary environmental system.

Earth Calling

Learners will explore spacecraft radio communications concepts, including the speed of light and the time-delay for signals sent to and from spacecraft.

MRC: Manual and Skit (Grades 3-5)

Learners will brainstorm ideas to be developed into a team skit, work cooperatively to assign duties and write the skit, and collaborate with team members to complete the Mars Rover Manual.

S'COOL Lesson: Imaginative Picture Writing

This lesson provides an opportunity for students to express their ideas through literature. Teachers will read a story on clouds to students, then take students outside to observe actual clouds.

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

This is a lesson about the electromagnetic spectrum. Learners will read two pages of information about the electromagnetic spectrum and answer questions in an accompanying worksheet.

Space Mysteries: Solar Supernova

This interactive, computer-based activity presents a series of inquiries that allow students to discover how the colors, masses, and luminosities of stars are related. Students also investigate how these characteristics influence the life cycle of the stars.

Finding Other Effects on the Earth

This is an activity about cause and effect. Learners will investigate various online sources to find data and other pertinent information regarding reported effects on Earth for the solar events they identified in the previous activities in this curriculum set.

MRC: Investigate Mars (Grades 6-8)

This lesson plan uses the 5E learning cycle and is designed around an essential question: How do I know when I've found important information in my reading?

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.

Pages