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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Signals and Noise, Oh Boy!

This is a lesson about spacecraft communication.

Space Place: Hear Tiny Sounds with a Super Sound Cone

Learners create a "sound cone" and use it to understand how the Deep Space Network antennas pick up radio communications from space.

All about Titan and the Huygens Probe

This lesson is about Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Learners will listen to a narrative "told" by the Huygens probe, entitled Memoirs of a Spacecraft.

Making Clouds: Aerosol -Cloud Interactions in a Beaker

This resource describes the physics behind the formation of clouds, and provides a demonstration of those principles using a beaker, ice, a match, hot water, and a laser pointer.

The Discovery and Nature of Cosmic Rays

In this lesson, students will learn how cosmic rays were discovered and what they are - including their size and speed. Includes background information for the teacher, questions, activities and information about student preconceptions.

Carbon Dioxide: Production and Sequestration

In this problem set, learners will refer to a satellite image to calculate the rate of carbon sequestration in the areas of bare land and forested lawn shown to answer a series of questions. Answer key is provided.

MY NASA DATA: Using MY NASA DATA to Determine Volcanic Activity

In this data analysis activity, students investigate the relationship between volcanic activity and changes in concentration of atmospheric aerosols.

The Tales Comets Tell - A Historical Timeline

Learners will create a physical timeline of comet appearances in art and literature throughout history.

Loony Lunar Phases

Learners hear a story, song, or (silly or serious) poem that celebrates the Moon's different phases. They recreate the shapes of the lunar phases using the frosting from Oreo® cookies, and then they place them in correct order to reveal the repeating pattern.

Deep Impact Fact Sheet

Learners can read about the Deep Impact mission to encounter comet Tempel 1, including the mission, the experiment, results, the comet, the team, and how the results were transmitted back to Earth. Includes pre- and post-encounter fact sheets.

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