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Rocket Lesson

Description of astronomical features and the parts of a rocket to teach a class what causes rockets to overcome gravitational pull and the parts of a rocket. Also shows the economic impact to the state of Florida.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Earth Sciences
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jun. 15, 2011
Posted by:
stalcup01

Out and About in Our Solar System

A lesson on the outer planets of the solar system. Information on Comets, Meteors, and other bodies is included. Student activities and MimioVote questions reinforce learning of concepts.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Earth Sciences
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Apr. 24, 2011
mkalowe
Posted by:
mkalowe Mimio Master Mimio Moderators Mimio Site Manager

Swift: Gamma-Ray Bursts

In this video segment, learn about gamma-ray bursts and the Swift satellite.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Science
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jun. 27, 2011
Teachers Domain
Posted by:
Teachers Domain

Bulldog (Hollywood) Squares

This game board is based on the gameshow, Hollywood Squares. This particular file is a review game for an astronomy unit.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Astronomy
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Mar. 13, 2011
jwagenma
Posted by:
jwagenma Mimio Certified Trainer

Earth System: Satellites

This video segment adapted from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center shows how integral satellites are to everyday life and describes the different types, including orbital and geostationary.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 15, 2011
Teachers Domain
Posted by:
Teachers Domain

Expedition 8 Crew Talks to Students in Japan

In this video segment adapted from NASA, students in Matsuyama City, Japan, interview Expedition 8 Commander and NASA Science Officer Mike Foale and Flight Engineer Alexander Kaleri about life and work aboard the International Space Station.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 15, 2011
Teachers Domain
Posted by:
Teachers Domain

Satellite Dishes

In this Building Block video, the camera pans over multiple satellite dishes on a roof in San Francisco, California. Apartment buildings and Coit Tower stand in the background.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
Teachers Domain
Posted by:
Teachers Domain

Cosmology

Add to your science gallery folder...supernovae, nebula etc.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18, Hr. Ed. | Age 19+
  • Subjects:
    Astronomy
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Sep. 1, 2011
Posted by:
MMaultby

LUCKY STAR GAME - SOUTH AFRICAN ASTRONOMY

Game with hyperlinks to questions. Based upon South African Astronomy. Can be adapated for other uses.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 7 | Age 13
  • Subjects:
    Astronomy
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Mar. 1, 2012
beggs
Posted by:
beggs

Astrophotography (Vote activity)

review of sentence patterns and adjectives based on photographs and sentences about astrophotography
  • Grade Level(s):
    Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15
  • Subjects:
    Astronomy
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Dec. 18, 2012
ntipton
Posted by:
ntipton


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