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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Ozone Bioindicator Garden Guide

Learn how to implement an ozone monitoring garden.

How Can I Use Them? Asteroid Resources

Learners will research and document some of the requirements for mounting an expedition to an asteroid; actively explore potential resources available to space travelers through research, assessment, team cooperation, and exploration simulations; develop the background to make the connection betw

GLOBE: From Weather to Climate - Looking at Air Temperature Data

After examining variations and trends in short- and long-term air temperature data, students build an understanding of the differences between weather and climate. The lesson includes three activities with worksheets. An appendix also provides related graphs and tables.

NASA eClips™ Real World: CubeSats

Introduce learners to Cubesats - much smaller (1000 cm3) satellites that are being used to gather scientific data and enhance NASA’s space exploration goals.

Building Perspectives with Active Galaxies

In this activity, students build a model of an active galaxy. From this, they will learn about the geometry of the components of an active galaxy and develop an understanding that different viewing angles can lead to dramatically different interpretations of a galaxy's appearance.

Sounds of the Sun

This is an activity about the Doppler effect. Learners begin by simulating the noise made by a passing siren.

Landsat Change Over Time

An introduction to the Landsat satellite is presented through a poster with accompanying images, information and classroom lesson. The poster displays 10 pairs of international Landsat images highlighting changes over time from both natural and human-induced causes.

SOS Water Falls Post-Visit

Intended for use after viewing the Science on a Sphere film "Water Falls," this lesson deepens student's understanding of global precipitation measurement.

Thinking in Systems

This is a lesson about systems. Learners will use the human body to explore the characteristics of systems. They then choose another system to explore and create a concept map of this system. Finally, they summarize the characteristics of a system.

Climate Kids: Recycle This!

The site features an online game in which participants keep recyclable items out of the trash by guiding them into proper bins. Accompanying the game is a list of three categories of items that can be recycled, along with the benefits of doing so.

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