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Additional Lessons 601 - 610 of 1000 for The Solar System
  601.   From the Moon to the Sun and Back Again
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students consider the aims of the space program, create posters comparing the voyages of Apollo 17 and Genesis and write response papers evaluating NASA's current mission statement. Author(s): Sierra Prasada Millman, The New York Times Learning Network Javaid Khan, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City Suggested Time Allowance: 1 hour...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  602.   Ocean Temperatures
Teacher Information Ocean Temperatures I. Objectives A. Forming Concepts (Introductory) Objectives 1. 2. 3. 4. List data collected by marine buoys. List the different kinds of moored buoys. Describe how data is transmitted worldwide. Explain the difference between near-shore and offshore air and water temperatures. B. Interpreting Data Objectives 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Collect information about marine buoy sites. Record latitude and longitude of sites. List times of most recent observat...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  603.   El Nino
Teacher Information El Nino I. Objectives A. Forming Concepts (Introductory) Objectives 1. Explain what El Nino is, where it is located, and how it is created. 2. Describe the weather changes caused by El Nino. 3. Draw the patterns of El Nino on a world map. B. Interpreting Data Objectives 1. List the years of previous El Nino events. 2. Locate and graph precipitation for locations in the eastern and western Pacific. 3. Analyze precipitation in the eastern and western Pacific in terms of amount and w...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  604.   Lightning
Teacher Information Lightning I. Objectives A. Forming Concepts (Introductory) Objectives 1. Explain the causes of lightning and thunder. 2. Describe lightning damage. 3. Describe the most safe and least safe places to be during a thunderstorm. B. Interpreting Data Objectives 1. Draw the types of lighting. 2. Determine the place and time lightning strikes most often in the United States. 3. Explain first aid for someone struck by...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  605.   Hurricanes
Teacher Information Hurricanes I. Objectives A. Forming Concepts (Introductory) Objectives 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Define hurricane. Describe the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity. Describe how hurricanes form. Describe the three things that favor hurricane intensification. Write what time of year most hurricanes form. Explain where most hurricanes occur. Explain what storm surge is and how it occurs. Describe the effects of storm tide. Describe a hurricane in t...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  606.   Just a 'Fellow Traveler' in the Human Experience
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students go on a gallery walk about space exploration and then participate in a fishbowl discussion to make connections between this historical event and their lives today. Author(s): Catherine Hutchings, The New York Times Learning Network Bridget Anderson, the Bank Street College of Education in New York Suggested Time Allowance: 1 hour Objectives: Students will: 1. Experience and respon...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  607.   Sunscapes
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students share their observations of the Sun. They then analyze images collected by NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory and create an exhibition for presentation. Students synthesize their learning by writing reflections comparing their observations of the Sun and the images they analyzed in class. Author(s): Jennifer Rittner, The New York T...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  608.   Crash Test Smarties
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students share hypotheses about the variables needed to produce a collision between two moving objects. They then simulate the impact of a moving object on an object that creates a spray of debris and synthesize their learning by reflecting on the variables NASA scientists would have to consider in order to collect the data they need for their Deep Im...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  609.   The World's Water Woes
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students discuss their community's water sources and assess the factors affecting the water availability and quality. They research water disputes around the world and understand common factors among them. They apply this knowledge in reference to the Sao Francisco water dispute in Brazil by writing a letter to the Brazilian president from the persp...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  610.   Discoveries of Titanic Proportions
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students learn about the new findings from Saturn's moon, Titan, and why such information is important. They re-enact the press conference in which the findings are presented to the public, then individually reflect on how such findings are valuable to society. Author(s): Priscilla Chan, The New York Times Learning Network Javaid Khan, The Bank Street C...
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