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Lesson Plans (4) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Podcasts (2) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Assessments (2) Any activity or resource teachers use to help gauge student progress.
Informational Materials (9) Textual information containing useful facts or information. Interactives/Games (6) A learning object that requires a user's involvement. Learning Activities (8) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
                                                                and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
                                                                demonstrations, and hands-on activities.
Teacher Tools (3) An extensive set of online resource tools teachers can use to enhance student learning or increase teacher productivity often useful across grade levels and/or subject areas (Aligned to professional learning standards instead of content standards).


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Lesson Plans


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Auroras: Paintings in the Sky
http://cse.ssl.berke...
Students go on a tour of auroral phenomena through research images and taped interviews with scientists. Diagrams and text provide background on qualitative magneto-dynamics, and explanations of locations of auroral zones on the Earth. Variations in color are used to introduce ideas about spectroscopy.

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Astronomy/Seasons
http://science-class...
This is a complete resource for the study of Astronomy.

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Black Hole
http://www.discovery...
This is a lesson plan on black holes.

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My Life as a STAR!
http://www.discovery...
Lesson plan teaching the life cycle of a star.

Podcasts


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Earth, Sun, Moon Activity
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
Concepts of the Earth, Sun, and Moon are identified in this animated video.

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Astronomy/Seasons
http://science-class...
This is a complete resource for the study of Astronomy.

Assessments


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Earth, Sun, Moon Quiz
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
The concepts of the Earth, Sun, & Moon are placed in a 10 question quiz to assess mastery.Quiz is computer graded.

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Astronomy/Seasons
http://science-class...
This is a complete resource for the study of Astronomy.

Informational Materials


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Components of Our Solar System
http://science.natio...
This website helps student to identify the sun and earth moons as components of our solar system.

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Water on the Move Current Events
http://www.mos.org/o...
This site contains great information and experiments. Learn what makes ocean currents flow on this page from the Museum of Science's "Oceans Alive!" Read about some major ocean currents and discover the effects of wind, sun, continents, density, salinity, El Nino, and the Coriolis Effect on currents.

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Solar system
http://www.nineplane...
This website is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of the planets, moons and other objects in our solar system. Each page has my text and NASA's images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional related information.

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Planets in our solar system
http://www.enchanted...
Discusses the planets and their relationship to the sun.

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Constellations
http://www.dibonsmit...
This website provides detailed information about eighty-eight of the most common constellations.

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Outer Space
http://www.kidsastro...
This is a free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.

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Astronomy/Seasons
http://science-class...
This is a complete resource for the study of Astronomy.

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Seeing the Shuttle!
http://www.nasa.gov/...
Site that gives up-to-the-minute data and pictures about NASA current space exploration.

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We Choose the Moon: Apollo 11
http://wechoosethemo...
Kennedy Space Center takes the teacher and students through the entire Apollo 11 experience from pre-launch to return to Earth. It is an interactive experience with primary source pictures, narratives from the Astronauts, footage film, and wide variety of information.

Interactives/Games


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Components of Our Solar System
http://science.natio...
This website helps student to identify the sun and earth moons as components of our solar system.

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Awesome Auroras
http://ds9.ssl.berke...
Interactive that teaches about Auroras.

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Space Quizzer
https://itunes.apple...
This is an app for both Android and Apple devices. It helps improve students' knowledge of the Solar System and manned space flight in fun quiz game. Activities help to improve students knowledge of the universe, and learn more about people behind mankind’s exploration of space.

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Outer Space
http://www.kidsastro...
This is a free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.

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Astronomy/Seasons
http://science-class...
This is a complete resource for the study of Astronomy.

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We Choose the Moon: Apollo 11
http://wechoosethemo...
Kennedy Space Center takes the teacher and students through the entire Apollo 11 experience from pre-launch to return to Earth. It is an interactive experience with primary source pictures, narratives from the Astronauts, footage film, and wide variety of information.

Learning Activities


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Water on the Move Current Events
http://www.mos.org/o...
This site contains great information and experiments. Learn what makes ocean currents flow on this page from the Museum of Science's "Oceans Alive!" Read about some major ocean currents and discover the effects of wind, sun, continents, density, salinity, El Nino, and the Coriolis Effect on currents.

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Auroras: Paintings in the Sky
http://cse.ssl.berke...
Students go on a tour of auroral phenomena through research images and taped interviews with scientists. Diagrams and text provide background on qualitative magneto-dynamics, and explanations of locations of auroral zones on the Earth. Variations in color are used to introduce ideas about spectroscopy.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
Outer Space
http://www.kidsastro...
This is a free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.

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Planets in a Bottle
http://science1.nasa...
This is a great website, from NASA, that has experiments for students to simulate the planets.

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Earth, Sun, Moon Activity
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
Concepts of the Earth, Sun, and Moon are identified in this animated video.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
Astronomy/Seasons
http://science-class...
This is a complete resource for the study of Astronomy.

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In the life of a STAR!
http://teacherweb.co...
This activity teaches the life cycle of a star!

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We Choose the Moon: Apollo 11
http://wechoosethemo...
Kennedy Space Center takes the teacher and students through the entire Apollo 11 experience from pre-launch to return to Earth. It is an interactive experience with primary source pictures, narratives from the Astronauts, footage film, and wide variety of information.

Teacher Tools


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Planets in a Bottle
http://science1.nasa...
This is a great website, from NASA, that has experiments for students to simulate the planets.

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Astronomy/Seasons
http://science-class...
This is a complete resource for the study of Astronomy.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
We Choose the Moon: Apollo 11
http://wechoosethemo...
Kennedy Space Center takes the teacher and students through the entire Apollo 11 experience from pre-launch to return to Earth. It is an interactive experience with primary source pictures, narratives from the Astronauts, footage film, and wide variety of information.

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