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Universe: Elementary

 
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Expanding Universe

Type: Book Chapter

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Summary: The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about the big bang theory. The probe is designed to reveal the extent of their qualitative understanding of what is expanding according to the theory.

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Science 101: What Is the Controlling Force in the Universe?

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: This column provides background science information for elementary teachers. This month’s issue takes a deeper look at the four known forces in the universe.

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Universe

Type: Interactive E-book

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Summary: The Universe Enhanced E-book* explores how the organization of stars and galaxies comprise a universe and how research scientists use specialized instruments to collect data about stars and galaxies. This Enhanced E-book takes a closer look at...

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Universe: Birth, Life, and Death of Stars

Type: Science Object

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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 third of five Science Objects in the Universe...

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Universe: How We Know What We Know

Type: Science Object

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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 first of five Science Objects in the Universe...

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Universe: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe

Type: Science Object

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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 fifth of five Science Objects in the Universe...

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Universe: The Sun as a Star

Type: Science Object

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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...

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Universe: The Universe Beyond our Solar System

Type: Science Object

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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 fourth of five Science Objects in the Universe...