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This website provides K-12 classroom activities and educational resources on infrared astronomy.  Sponsored by California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Lab, this collection offers lesson plans for elementary and secondary teachers, comprehensive image sets and videos of infrared and UV phenomena, historical background, and tutorials explaining infrared astronomy and its application.  It includes a comprehensive section on infrared spectroscopy, interactive games and activities for K-8 students.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Fundamentals
= Energy and Temperature
= Properties of Light
= Spectra
- Historical Astronomy
= History of Astronomy
- Instrumentation
= Infrared Astronomy
= Ultraviolet Astronomy
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 2004 California Institute of Technology
Keywords:
Jet Propulsion Lab, astronomy, infrared astronomy, infrared spectroscopy, spectra, spectroscopy, ultraviolet
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created July 24, 2007 by Dorrie Bright
Record Updated:
November 30, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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January 1, 2007
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Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy: Special K-12 Collections

K-12 classroom activities and educational resources on infrared astronomy.  Sponsored by NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, find lesson plans for elementary and secondary teachers, games, image sets and videos of infrared and UV phenomena.

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(California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2004), WWW Document, (http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/).
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Cool Cosmos: The Infrared Universe, (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2004), <http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/>.
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Cool Cosmos: The Infrared Universe. (2007, January 1). Retrieved December 20, 2014, from California Institute of Technology: http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/
Chicago Format
California Institute of Technology. Cool Cosmos: The Infrared Universe. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, January 1, 2007. http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/ (accessed 20 December 2014).
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Cool Cosmos: The Infrared Universe. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, 2004. 1 Jan. 2007. 20 Dec. 2014 <http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/>.
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