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Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources: Earth and Space Science

 
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Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources 7-10-2014

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Summary: Web Seminar Archive

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Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources 12-11-2014.p.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources 7-10-2014.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Earth, Sun, and Moon

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Summary: SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert content help via email and a final assessment...

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External Resource: Living with a Star: Educator Resources for Understanding Connections Between the Sun and Earth

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Summary: This Sun Earth Connections NASA educator's guide is designed to provide educators with a quick reference to materials and resources that are useful for understanding the connections between the Sun and Earth. Topics: solar corona, solar wind, interstellar...

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External Resource: Our Solar System Lithograph Set

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Summary: This lithograph set features images of the planets, the sun, asteroids, comets, meteors and meteorites, the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud, and moons of the solar system. General information, significant dates, interesting facts and brief descriptions of...

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Podcast: Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources: Earth and Space Science

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Summary: The Podcast: Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources: Earth and Space Science is a production of the entire Web Seminar: Enhance...

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Reasons for the Seasons

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Summary: Understanding the causes of Earth’s seasons is quite challenging and is often misunderstood. Earth’s seasons are caused by the combination of its orbit around the Sun and the tilt of Earth’s axis in relation to that orbit. These factors cause the height...

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The Solar System

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Summary: SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert content help via email and a final assessment...

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Tried and True: Solar System in the Hallway

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Summary: After studying phenomena related to the positions and motions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon, many students are familiar with the positional ordering of the planets, but their knowledge of the distances involved is vague. Scale models are one means of bringing...

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Where Did the Sun Go?

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Summary: The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about the position of the Sun in relation to the Earth. The probe is designed to find out how students envision the Earth as a sphere in space and its relationship to the Sun by asking...