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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
- Middle School
- Elementary School
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
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- Learners
- Educators
- application/flash
- text/html
- audio/realaudio
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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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(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/>.
APA Format
Cool Cosmos: The Infrared Universe. (2007, January 1). Retrieved July 28, 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 28 July 2014).
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Cool Cosmos: The Infrared Universe. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, 2004. 1 Jan. 2007. 28 July 2014 <http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/>.
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