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Kindergarten through Third Grade (K - 3)

Demonstrating Moon Phases
Observing the Moon
Tracking the Phases of the Moon
Making a Crater
Eyes on the Sky Feet on the Ground
Thursday's Classroom
Sunspots

 

Fourth Grade through Sixth Grade (4 - 6)

Athena Space
Scale Model Demonstrations of the Solar System
Classroom Planetarium
Path to Mars
People and Space
Sunrise Sunset
Solar Physics
Newton's Apple Moon Phases
Challenger Center for Space Science Education Exploring the Moon
Hawai'i Space Grant Consortium Moon Activities
Watching the Moon
Charting the Moon
Measuring the Distance of the Moon
Moon Motions Introductions
Understanding Light
Demonstrating Moon Phases
Making a Crater
Astronomy Activities
Seasons
Eyes on the Sky Feet on the Ground
Learn about the Planets
A six week outline for teaching basic astronomy concepts.
A Jeopardy Game to review solar system concepts.
Radar Sensing
Voyager Message
Comet Recipe
Can you see Venus at midnight?
Exploration in Education
Newton's Apple Why the Sky is Blue

 

Junior High and Middle School

Discovery School
Astronomy/Space science

To Every Season There is a Reason
Measuring the Diameter of the Sun
The Angular Diameter of the Sun
Cross Staff Projects
Sun Spots
Toilet Plunger Sundial
Infrared Astronomy
Moon Project 2001
Solar Music
Teacher Space Lesson Library
Using Binary to Send Messages into Space
Phases of the Moon
Auroras
Planets and Scale
Space Concepts from Ontario Canada
Classifying Galaxies
Hands On Universe
How to show Copernicus was right

 

 

High School

Solar Music
Astronomy with Air
Stars: An introduction
Measuring using Paralax
Measuring the Earth
Chandra Lesson Plans
A Mystery of Space
Earth's Changing Gravity

 

By Subject Matter:

 

The Night Sky
Demonstrating Moon Phases
Tracking the Phases of the Moon
Newton's Apple Moon Phases
Challenger Center for Space Science Education Exploring the Moon
Hawai'i Space Grant Consortium Moon Activities
Watching the Moon
Charting the Moon
Measuring the Distance of the Moon
Moon Motions Introductions
Demonstrating Moon Phases
Making a Crater
Astronomy Activities
Phases of the Moon
Auroras
Making a Crater
Moon Project 2001

 

Historical Advances
People and Space
Radar Sensing
Voyager Message
Exploration in Education
Discovery School
Astronomy/Space science

Measuring the Diameter of the Sun
The Angular Diameter of the Sun
Cross Staff Projects
Infrared Astronomy
Using Binary to Send Messages into Space
Space Concepts from Ontario Canada
How to show Copernicus was right
Measuring using Paralax
Measuring the Earth

 

Earth and Sun
Eyes on the Sky Feet on the Ground
Understanding Light
Exploration in Education
To Every Season There is a Reason
Seasons
Toilet Plunger Sundial
Hands On Universe

 

The Solar System
Thursday's Classroom
Athena Space
Scale Model Demonstrations of the Solar System
Classroom Planetarium
Path to Mars
Learn about the Planets
A six week outline for teaching basic astronomy concepts.
A Jeopardy Game to review solar system concepts.
Comet Recipe
Can you see Venus at midnight?
Planets and Scale

 

Stars
Sunspots
Sunrise Sunset
Solar Physics
Solar Music
Sun Spots
Classifying Galaxies
Solar Music
Astronomy with Air
Stars: An introduction

 

Galaxies
Classifying Galaxies

 

Light and Telescopes
From Galileo to Hubble
Hubble Deep Field Academy

 

Gravity
Exploring Gravity
A Satellite's Centrifugal Force
How Much You Weigh On Other Planets
Earth's Changing Gravity
Gravity:A Weighty Subject

 

Cosmology
Universarium
MAP Educator's Page

 

    This page was last updated on July 25, 2002

 

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