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Spheres of Earth
NASA Education 
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2016
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  • The Solar System
  • High School
The activity introduces students to aspects of the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and litho/geosphere and how they are interrelated. It is...
The Space Race
Science_Team 
Updated: 
2016
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  • Space
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Six week lessonWeek 1: Origins of the space race and early achievements (Sputnik 1).Week 2: Sputnik 2; Laika; Yuri Gagarin; first woman in space; JFK...
Vegetable Light Curves Activity
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In the activity "Vegetable Light Curves," students observe the surface of rotating potatoes to help them understand how astronomers can sometimes...
Rubber Band Rocketry and SpaceX's BFR
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Students read about SpaceX's new rocket, the BFR, that would be able to take humans to Mars. Students then test how elastic potential energy gets...