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This page from CERES (Center for Educational Resources Project) features 25 classroom-ready lessons for K-12, developed by a team of master teachers, NASA researchers, and university faculty. The activities are designed to integrate themes and unifying concepts in science with astronomy objectives, and provide concrete experiences for observation, comparison, and organization of data about our solar system and the Milky Way galaxy.  

Editor's Note: Lessons are organized by grade bands -- K-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Some integrate NASA data to allow students to construct first-hand knowledge of the universe. All lessons are aligned to the NRC National Science Education Standards.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
- Exoplanets
- Fundamentals
= Gravity
= Lunar Phases
- Solar System
- Stars
Classical Mechanics
- Gravity
= Orbits
- Newton's Second Law
= Accelerated Reference Frames
= Force, Acceleration
Other Sciences
- Meteorology
- Middle School
- High School
- Elementary School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Project
= Student Guide
= Unit of Instruction
- Dataset
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 2001 NASA/MSU-Bozeman CERES Project
Keywords:
Project Based Learning, astronomy lessons, astronomy projects, astronomy units, astronomy webquests
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Metadata instance created November 30, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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May 22, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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(NASA CERES Project, Bozeman, 2001), WWW Document, (http://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/EdActivities.html).
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CERES: Educational Activities, (NASA CERES Project, Bozeman, 2001), <http://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/EdActivities.html>.
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CERES: Educational Activities. (2010, July 16). Retrieved October 30, 2014, from NASA CERES Project: http://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/EdActivities.html
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NASA CERES Project. CERES: Educational Activities. Bozeman: NASA CERES Project, July 16, 2010. http://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/EdActivities.html (accessed 30 October 2014).
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CERES: Educational Activities. Bozeman: NASA CERES Project, 2001. 16 July 2010. 30 Oct. 2014 <http://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/EdActivities.html>.
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