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Editor: M. Lindstrom; Publisher: NASA Johnson Space Center: Astromaterials Research Office
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This resource collection of 19 lessons explores meteorites and their effects upon impact with Earth. Developed by NASA's Astromaterials Research Center, teachers can choose from a…
  
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This is the web site for NASA's Astromaterials Research Office (ARES). Scientists at ARES conduct fundamental research on meteorites, cosmic dust, solar wind, lunar rocks, and…
  
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Editor: G. Tuthill; Publisher: NASA CERES Project
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This is the portal for CERES, an extensive library of on-line and interactive K-12 science education materials for teaching astronomy. The site also contains web based lessons that…
  
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C. Collins-Petersen; Editor: A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This item is a podcast audio presentation about scientists' search for water at our moon's polar regions. Brian Day of NASA's LCROSS Mission discusses the water-hunting project, in…
  
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This item is an interactive tool that calculates the crater depth and energy released when an asteroid or comet collides with a planet. Users can choose to bombard any planet in our…
  
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A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This item is a non-technical resource guide on the life and works of Galileo. It was compiled to help introduce beginners to the life and work of the great scientist, who in many…
  
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This index, part of the Hubble Space Telescope website, helps users find archived videos and image sets on every Hubble image released to the public. It is organized by topic:…
Solar and Lunar Eclipse Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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This interactive model simulates solar and lunar eclipses. By viewing the Moon's orbital inclination (5.145 degrees with respect to the ecliptic), students can visualize why solar…
Phases of Moon Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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This interactive simulation allows students to explore how the relative position of Sun, Earth, and Moon produce the various phases of the moon, as seen from the Earth. The main…
  
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This resource is a multimedia teachers' lab on properties of light. Explicit directions enable teachers to participate independently, without a formal workshop leader. Users will…
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