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.
Space Place: Make Asteroids You Can Eat!
Learners will shape mashed potatoes into their own odd-shaped asteroids. They can then bake them in the oven to turn them (more or less) asteroid color, and eat them for dinner.
Elementary school, Grades 3-5, Informal education, Youth public
Earth and space science, Solar system, Asteroids and comets
Using global data sets with monthly resolution, you will adjust variables in this empirical climate model to test the degree to which natural and human influences can account for observed global temperatures from 1979-2010.
Climate model, Global temperatures
Earth and space science, Earth processes, Climate, Earth and space science, Earth processes, Geochemical cycles, Physical sciences, States of matter, Physical sciences, Structure and properties of matter
This identification chart is a basic guide to observing contrails. It shows examples of the three types of contrails: short-lived, persistent, and persistent spreading. The chart is intended for use by students participating in the GLOBE program.
Elementary school, Middle school, High school
Earth and space science, Earth structure, Atmosphere, The nature of science, The scientific process
This series of curriculum support materials explores how our understanding of the nature of the universe has changed during the past 100 years.
History of science
Middle school, High school
Earth and space science, Astronomy, Origins and evolution of the universe, Earth and space science, Astronomy, Size and scale, Earth and space science, Astronomy, Stars, nebulae and galaxies, Engineering and technology, Physical sciences, Light and optics, Physical sciences, Motion and forces, The nature of science, Science and society