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Sun-Earth Day 2011: Ancient Mysteries-Future Discoveries (Elementary)

 
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NASA Mission STEREO

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Summary: STEREO consists of two space-based observatories - one ahead of Earth in its orbit, the other trailing behind. With this new pair of viewpoints, scientists will be able to see the structure and evolution of solar storms as they blast from the Sun and move out through space.

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Space Weather Action Center

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Summary: By following the basic steps in the Instructional Guide your class will soon be on its way to accessing, analyzing and recording NASA satellite and observatory data related to the Sun and solar storms.

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Sun-Earth Day 2011: Ancient Mysteries - Future Discoveries

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Summary: Sun-Earth Day is comprised of a series of programs and events that occur throughout the year culminating with a celebration on or near the Spring Equinox. This year's celebration is scheduled for March 20, 2011.

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Earth, Sun, and Moon: Earth's Seasons

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach.This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the last of four Science Objects in the Earth,...

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Electric and Magnetic Forces: Electric Charges

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the first of three Science Objects in the Electric and Magnetic Forces SciPack....

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Electric and Magnetic Forces: Electromagnetism

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the last of three Science Objects in the Electric and Magnetic Forces SciPack....

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Small Sparks to Get Us Going

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Summary: Judging from the title of this chapter, you might guess that this book begins with a few basics about electricity, and you'd be right. Other than that great guess work of yours, you might be wondering why the book is about electricity and magnetism. Is...

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Teaching Through Trade Books: Seasons by the Sun

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Summary: Understanding the Sun has challenged people since ancient times. Mythology from the Greek, Inuit, and Inca cultures attempted to explain the daily appearance and nightly disappearance of the sun by relating it to a chariot racing across the sky. While...

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Teaching Through Trade Books: Seeing Stars

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Summary: The winter months are a great time to make observations of several familiar constellations. While there’s no scientific reason to “know” the constellations—they are simply imaginative pictures imposed on stars—studying constellations can help students...

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The Early Years: More than Messing Around with Magnets

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Summary: This article focuses on magnets and teaching the nature of science. The predicting and testing students do in this month's activity also relate to Science and Children's theme in this issue, teaching the nature of science.

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Universe: The Sun as a Star

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the second of five Science Objects in the Universe...