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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Space Place: Let's Go to Mars!

Learners will decide on the appropriateness of items to take on a long trip to Mars and take into consideration the effects of zero gravity, limited electrical power, etc.

Is There a Future for Subsistence Agriculture?

Subsistence agriculture is introduced and described through text, satellite images, space shuttle photos, ground photos and maps.

Geometry to the Rescue: A Story in Pictures

Problem: How do you measure an angle with a protector, when that angle is between two solid walls?

My Take on the Moon

This is an activity about the Moon's formation, changes over time, gravitational connection to Earth, or influence on our culture and urban legends.

How to Calculate Sea Ice Changes

This set of three videos illustrates how math is used in satellite data analysis. NASA climate scientist Claire Parkinson explains how the Arctic and Antarctic sea ice covers are measured from satellite data and how math is used to determine trends in the data.

Words into Math

Students will learn more about how the orbit of the International Space Station changes as a result of atmospheric drag through reading a NASA press release and viewing a NASA eClips™ video segment.

SciJinks: Gallery of Space Weather

This gallery contains a selection of images and visualizations of space weather, solar wind, and their effects on Earth SciJinks is a joint NASA/NOAA educational website targeting middle school-aged children and their educators.

Stellar Illumination

This is a lesson about discovering distant planets using an Earth-based observing technique called stellar occultation.

Guess my Shape

In this inquiry investigation, students explore how light hits things of different shape and form. One real world application to this activity is understanding what we actually observe when we see a solar eclipse.

Where Do They Come From? Impact Crater - Holes in the Ground!

This is a lesson about impact craters; the relationships between crater size, projectile size and projectile velocity; and the transfer of energy in the cratering process.

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