More Lessons from the Sky - Contents by Publication Date

More Lessons from the Sky Lesson Plan Anthology
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TITLE DESCRIPTIVE INVITATION GRADE LEVEL ADAPTABLE TO OTHER GRADES TIME REQUIREMENT
(class periods)
PREREQUISITES RELEVANT DISCIPLINES NEWSLETTER DATE
What is a Man-made Satellite? 1-7 Yes 1 None Earth Science
Physical Science
August 2011
Types of Satelllite Orbits for Earth Observation 1-12 Yes 1 None Earth Science
Physical Science
Physics
September 2011
Tracking Hurricanes from Space 7-12 No 1-3 Basic ImageJ skills Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
October 2011
Identifying Landforms 7-12 Yes 1 Map reading skills Biology
Earth Science
Geography
November 2011
Cloud Typing from Ground and Space 9-12 Yes Varies
1-2 class periods several times a year
None Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
December 2011
Electromagnetic Radiation & Satellites 9-12 No 1-2 EMR spectrum
wave properties
grade level math
Chemistry
Earth Science
Math
Physics
March 2012
Analyzing the Antarctic Ozone Hole 7-12 No 1-3 None Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
April 2012
FIZZ - POP! Action - Reaction 4-12 No 1 None All math
All science
May 2012
Fishing via Satellite 9-12 Yes 2-3 Algebra Biology
Geography
June 2012
Modeling Satellite Remote Sensing 9-12 No 2-3 Algera Biology
Chemistry
Physics
July 2012
Land Cover Change 9-12 Yes 2-3 None Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Geography
September 2012
Impact Craters
Part 1
Introduction
5-8 Yes 1 None Science
Math
Geography
October 2012
Impact Craters
Part 2
Tunguska Explorsion Mystery
5-8 Yes 1 Impact Craters
Part 1
Science
Math
Geography
November 2012
Impact Craters
Part 3
Modeling Impact Craters
5-8 Yes 2 Impact Craters
Parts 1-2
Science
Math
Geogrpahy
December 2012
Impact Craters
Part 4
Crater Hunters/Final Report
5-8 Yes 2-4 Impact Craters
Part 1-3
Science
Math
Geography
February 2013
Young Meteorologist Program 4-12 Yes 1-5 None Earth Science
Physical Science
Math
Geography
March 2013
Satellite-based Lesson Planning K-12 Yes As needed None All April 2013
Volcanic Ash Plumes from Space 9-12 Yes 2 None Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Geography
May 2013
What is a Tornado? 5-8 Yes 2-3 None Earth Science
Geography
Physical Science
June 2013
Echo the Bat 5-8 Yes 1 Some knowledge
of environmental
satellites and
remote sensing
Life Science
Physical Science
July 2013
Finding Fish Using Satellites 9-12 Yes 2-3 Algebra Biology
Geography
Scientific Inquiry
September 2013
Tracking Hurricane Sandy 6-12 Yes 1-3 None Earth Science
Physics
Physical Science
October 2013
Foucault's Pendulum 6-12 Yes 1-3 See lesson plan Physics
Phsyical Science
Earth and Space Science
November 2013
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