Earth and Space Science Lesson Plans in High School Science

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Education Resources About Eclipses
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  • The Solar System
  • High School
Find lesson plans, activities and links related to eclipses for high school classrooms.
NASA: Moving Cargo -- Transportation
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  • The Solar System
  • High School
In this standards-based unit, students will become familiar with NASA's plan for human space exploration, the Ares I and Ares V rockets, and how NASA...
Speaking Volumes About Dust
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students explore the concept of density before using the online Student Dust Counter interface to determine the density of dust...
Voyager 1 Spacecraft Enters Interstellar Space
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NASA has announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft, which left Earth in 1977, is now the first man-made object to ever reach interstellar space.
Worlds in Comparison
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This activity allows participants to develop an understanding of the relative sizes (volumes) of the planets in the solar system by dividing a big...
Eclipsing the Sun
NASA Education 
Updated: 
2016
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  • The Solar System
  • High School
Use this physical model to demonstrate how an eclipse occurs.
How Astronomers Use Spectra to Learn About the Sun
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  • The Solar System
  • High School
Learn how astronomers get information about the Sun and other stars!
Exploring Meteorite Mysteries
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  • The Solar System
  • High School
Teachers and scientists designed this book to engage students in inquiry science and to extend science with interdisciplinary connections. The study...
Transit Mathematics
NASA Education 
Updated: 
2016
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This problem book allows students to explore astronomical eclipses, transits and occultations to learn about their unique geometry, and how modern...
Beyond Our Solar System
Listenwise 
Updated: 
2018
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Common Core
Audio lesson on: Gravity keeps our feet on the ground, it creates a curve ball, and it can also be used to find new planets. The star at the center...