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Rational Number Operations
Students will learn about the twin STEREO spacecraft and how they are being used to track solar storms through reading a NASA press release and viewing a NASA eClips™ video segment.
Middle school, Grades 6-8
Earth and space science, Solar system, The sun, Earth and space science, Solar system, The sun, Space weather, Mathematics, Problem solving
Earth and space science, Earth processes, Weather, Engineering and technology, Image processing and visualization, Engineering and technology, Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft, Engineering and technology, Remote sensing
In this final lesson of the Dancing Lights curriculum, students will reflect on and discuss what they learned about the aurora. First, students will compare what they know now with what they knew at the beginning of the program, and discuss their answers with a partner using Think, Pair, Share.
Auroras, Language arts
Elementary school, Grades 3-5, Informal education, Elementary school programming
Earth and space science, Solar system, The sun, Solar-terrestrial interactions
The term "global average temperature" is defined and its importance in monitoring climate change is discussed. A supplemental column makes the analogy between Earth’s temperature and human vital signs.
Informal education, Elementary school programming, Informal education, Middle school programming, Informal education, Youth public
Earth and space science, Earth processes, Climate, Earth and space science, Earth processes, Weather, Earth and space science, Earth structure, Atmosphere, The nature of science, Science and society
Working in pairs, students will create experimental conditions in terrariums in order to study what plants need to live. Variables to study include the presence or absence of soil, water, and sunlight.
Earth system science, Water cycle, Properties of Earth materials, Characteristics of organisms, Organisms and environments