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NASA ECLIPS: (MIDDLE SCHOOL) THE LIGHT PLANTS NEED
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The Light Plants Need asks students to observe and compare three types of light sources. They then conduct an experiment to determine how different...
NASA ECLIPS: (MIDDLE SCHOOL)  WHAT CAUSES GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE?
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What Causes Global Climate Change demonstrates student attitudes towards and prior understanding of global climate change. Working in teams, students...
NASA ECLIPS: (MIDDLE SCHOOL)  POLYIMIDE FOAM
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Polyimide Foam introduces students to sound and the properties of polyimide foam. They investigate the sound insulating properties of different...
NASA ECLIPS: (MIDDLE SCHOOL)   ABIOTIC CONDITIONS
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  • Energy
  • Middle School
Abiotic Conditions challenges students to lift an ice cube floating in water using only a piece of string and salt. This introduces students to the...
NASA ECLIPS: (MIDDLE SCHOOL)   PREPARING FOR A SOFT LANDING
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Preparing for a Soft Landing introduces students to NASA's plans to return to the moon. Thinking and acting like scientists and engineers, students...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL)  THE GREAT BOOMERANG CHALLENGE
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  • Physics
  • High School
The Great Boomerang Challenge gets students to think and act like engineers and scientists as they follow the eight steps of the engineering design...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) SATELLITE ORBITS
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Satellite Orbits teaches students about the purpose, function, and orbits of satellites. Then, they plot positional data of several satellites to...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) LUNAR HABITATS- HOME ON THE MOON
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Lunar Habitats - Home on the Moon teaches students about the design of lunar habitats and then as teams explore the mathematical relationships...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) THE COLORS OF ICE
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  • Earth and Space Science
  • High School
The Colors of Ice introduces students to the topics of polarized light and birefringence. Working in groups, students use polarizing films to examine...
Questions to Promote Scientific Inquiry and Engineering Design
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD
Questioning and prompting students to articulate their understanding of concepts and key ideas is an essential part of the teaching and learning...