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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Making a Solar Eclipse Book: The Sun and Moon During Solar Eclipse

This is an activity about how to model and label a solar eclipse. Learners will paint and label an illustration of the Sun and Moon as they appear during a solar eclipse. Learners will also use their illustrations of the Sun to write a descriptive paragraph of solar characteristics and features.

Mission: Solar System - Down to the Core

Learners design and build a device that can take a core sample from a potato. This resource includes a challenge video, leader notes, and handouts.

MY NASA DATA: Analysis of Atmospheric Conditions for a High Mountain Retreat

Using weather data from both satellite and ground-based observations, this lesson challenges students to select a site location for a hypothetical mountain retreat.

Earth System Responses to Natural and Human-Induced Changes (Grades 7-9)

This unit consists of five activities, all of which focus on the response of plant life-cycle events to climate change.

Grandma's Apple Pie

In this activity, students work in groups to create a presentation that illustrates the meaning of the statement "To make an apple pie from scratch you must first invent the universe." Students pick an element that can be found in apple pie and trace its evolutionary history back to the

What if it Hit My Town?

This online game allows players to choose any location on Earth and impact it with a variety of different sized asteroids and comets. They can see how big the blast radius will be, and determine what size object it would take to wipe out their town. It is part of the Killer Asteroids Web Site.

Teen Moon: Moon Ooze!

Learners model how the Moon's volcanic period reshaped its earlier features. The children consider that the broad, shallow impact basins contained cracks through which magma seeped up.

Freshwater Availability Speaker's Toolkit

This resource is designed to enable presenters (scientists, engineers, etc.) to easily present to an elementary and/or middle school audience and feel confident that the information they are presenting is developmentally appropriate and supports the Next Generation Science Standards.

Making your own 3-D images

This activity provides instructions to create 3-D images using a digital camera, photo editing software, and red-blue 3-D glasses.

Building a Thermometer

In this learning activity, students will construct a soda-bottle thermometer, which is similar to the thermometer used by GLOBE schools. Both are based on the principle that most substances expand and contract as their temperature changes.

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