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The Universe At Your Fingertips Activities Table of Contents

 

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

A - MOON AND PHASES

A-1

Predicting Phases and Features

A-2

Observing Phases and Features

A-3

Modeling Moon Phases

A-4

Modeling Eclipses

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B - SUN AND SEASONS

B-1

The Sun

B-2

Observing the Sun Safely

B-3

Observing Where the Sun Sets

B-4

Sunrises at Stonehenge

B-5

The Reasons for Seasons

B-6

Making Pictures of Motion

B-7

Making a Sun Clock

B-8

Plotting the Apparent Daily Motion of the Sun

B-9

Solar Motion Detector

B-10

Modeling the Reasons for Seasons

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C - THE PLANETS

C-1

The Earth's Shape and Gravity

C-2

What Shape is the Earth?

C-3

How Big is the Earth?

C-4

Observing a Planet

C-5

Staying Up While Falling Down

C-6

Morning Star and Evening Star

C-7

Venus Topography Box

C-8

Martian Canals

C-9

Planet Picking

C-10

Solar System Bingo

C-11

Can You Planet?

C-12

How High Can You Jump on Another Planet?

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D - SCALE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM

D-1

A Question of Scale

D-2

3-D Model of the Earth and Moon

D-3

How Big is the Moon?

D-4

Finding the Size of the Sun and Moon

D-5

Solar System Scale Model Scaled to Your Room

D-6

Toilet Paper Solar System Scale Model

D-7

The Thousand Yard Model

D-8

Extraterrestial Excursions

D-9

Time Traveler

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E - COMETS AND METEORS

E-1

Experimenting with Craters

E-2

Make a Model Comet

E-3

Making a Comet in the Classroom

E-4

Make a Comet Motion Flip Book

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F - STAR-FINDING AND CONSTELLATIONS

F-1

Looking Up: Observing the Nighttime Sky with the Unaided Eye

F-2

Locating the Big Dipper

F-3

Star Clocks

F-4

What's Your Latitude

F-5

Star Finding with a Star Finder

F-6

Star Frames

F-7

Creating Constellations

F-8

Three Dimensional Constellations

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G - STARS

G-1

Compare the Sizes of Stars

G-2

Among the Stars

G-3

Investigating Types of Stars

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H - GALAXIES AND THE UNIVERSE

H-1

Your Galactic Address

H-2

Cosmic Calendar and Time Line Scale Model of the Age of the Earth

H-3

How many Stars?

H-4

A Ballooning Universe

H-5

The Expanding Universe

H-6

Visualizing the Expansion of Space

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I - SPACE EXPLORATION AND SETI

I-1

Designing a Planetary Probe

I-2

Decoding and Extraterrestial Message

I-3

Pack Up for a Trip to the Moon

I-4

Building a Lunar Settlement

I-5

Hello Out There: Message From Space

I-6

Invent an Alien

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J - TOOLS OF THE ASTRONOMER

J-1

Making Measurements of Objects in the Sky

J-2

Parallax - How Far Is It?

J-3

Hello Out There!

J-4

Light and Color - Activities from the FOSTER Project

J-5

Seeing the Invisible: Studying Infrared and Ultraviolet Radiation

J-6

Infrared Light

J-7

Spectroscopes and Spectrometers

J-8

Light Collecting Model

J-9

What Makes Good Viewing?

J-10

Building an Optical Telescope; Making a Simple "Parabolic" Reflector

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K - DEBUNKING PSEUDOSCIENCE

K-1

What's Your Sign?

K-2

Activities about Astrology

K-3

UFO Detective

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L - ASTRONOMY IN DIFFERENT CULTURES

L-1

Create A Constellation

L-2

Stories in the Stars

L-3

Ancient Models of the World

L-4

The Astronomical Tourist: An Activity about What and Where in the World to Visit

L-5

Teaching with Stories and Symbols

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M - ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

M-1

Who Was Right?

M-2

The Twelve Tourist Wonders of the Solar System

M-3

Astronomy in the Marketplace

M-4

Finding the Music of the Spheres: Astronomy in Music

M-5

Women in Astronomy: Some Activities to Get Students Thinking

M-6

Picturing an Astronomer

M-7

Puzzling Space Collection

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