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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Mission: Solar System - Robo Arm

Learners design and build a robotic arm that can lift a cup off a table. This resource includes a challenge video, leader notes, and handouts.

Sun|trek: Projects for Schools Using Real Solar Data

This series of laboratory lessons and activities uses authentic solar imagery and data to introduce students to solar science. Students are asked to explore details in imagery, including how to deal with the issues of noise and resolution, and understand scale.

Comets

This is a detailed historical lesson about comets, distant icy worlds often visible to observers on Earth.

What is Industrial Agriculture?

Highly productive commercial agriculture, known as industrial agriculture, is the focus of this investigation.

MY NASA DATA: Snow Cover by Latitude

In this data analysis activity, students will compare the amount (percentage) of snow cover along selected latitudes.

Live! From 2-Alpha

This activity is one of several in which students are required to access and analyze actual data from NASA missions, including video "interviews" with real NASA scientists, to solve a mystery.

GPM: Hurricanes Beyond the Tropics

When New England was hit by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, there was not a satellite monitoring tropical storms that far north; the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) was operating in a band between the 35-degree latitudes.

Birth of a Large Iceberg in Pine Island Bay, Antarctica

This lithograph shows the break-off of a large iceberg from the Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica. This event occurred between November 4th and 12th, 2001, and provides powerful evidence of rapid changes underway in this area of Antarctica.

String Calculator

In this activity students add and subtract log distances on their Log Tapes to discover that the corresponding numbers multiply and divide. This will lead them to an experiential understanding of the laws of logarithms. This is activity B2 in the "Far Out Math" educator's guide.

MY NASA DATA: Seasons and Cloud Cover - Are They Related?

Satellite data on cloud cover is used in this investigation to show the relationship between clouds and solar declination. Students will download data on declination angles along with data on clouds and cloud cover for a one-year time period.

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