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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MRC: Introduction to Mars and the Mars Rover Celebration Project (Grades 3-5)

Learners will read about Mars and then examine an unknown sample (such as a sandwich or "fun size" chocolate bar) to determine if the sample could have come from Mars.

Deeper Views

This interactive, online activity allows students to explore Hubble's deepest surveys of the far universe and distant galaxy surveys made by Hubble and other observatories.

Astronomy Training Module

Learners will predict how human survival requirements are met by characteristics of our solar system and planet. They engage in an online Astronomy Training module in which they make changes to the astronomical conditions of our solar system and observe the effects of these changes on Earth.

Water in the Hydrosphere

In this activity, participants learn about the hydrosphere by making observations and taking measurements. They will go outside and use scientific equipment to investigate temperature, pH and transparency of a body of water.

Scope It Out!

This online Flash game is hosted on the James Webb Space Telescope Web site. Because the Webb Telescope is unusual in appearance, it doesn't look like a telescope - but it actually does have a lot in common with simple tube-shaped telescopes.

Tilt a World

In this inquiry investigation, students discover that the Earth is tilted on its spin axis, and that the tilt is responsible for the seasons. Supplies required include a globe, flashlights, golf tees and blue-tak.

Earth Exploration Toolbook: Annotating Change in Satellite Images

This chapter walks users through a technique for documenting change in before-and-after sets of satellite images. The technique can be used for any set of time-series images that are spatially registered to show the exact same area at the same scale.

Eclipse Across America Poster

This poster features details of the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse including the path of totality, the percentages of coverage outside the path of totality, and a timeline as it moves across the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina.

Interactions of Energy and Matter: Dawn Instrumentation

Become a crime scene investigator! Learners model Dawn Mission scientists, engineers, and technologists and how they use instrumentation to detect distant worlds.

Earth, the Universe, and Culture

This lesson will help students understand the cultural nature of scientific research. Students explore famous scientists, their theories, places of origin, and their culture.

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