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Highlights Tour
Guided tour of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center telling the history of human flight through the technology, historical events, and heroic stories associated with aircraft on display at the Center.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Milestones of Flight Teaching Poster
Teaching poster introducing students to seven of the most historic aircraft and spacecraft in the National Air and Space Museum’s collections, asking them to consider technological and social implications.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Water from Space
National Air and Space Museum geographer Andrew Johnston discusses how satellites are used to map our water resources and to observe “water cycles.”
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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African American Pioneers in Aviation Teacher Guide
Teacher's guide designed for use on its own or as part of a museum visit includes activities that focus on the challenges and successes of African American aviators.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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What’s Tops at the National Air and Space Museum?
Self-guided tour of the National Air and Space Museum, exploring four aircraft and two spacecraft and encouraging students to vote for their favorite at the visit’s conclusion. Includes gallery map.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Geography from Space
Online quizzes that allow students to test their geographical knowledge.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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From Airmail to Airlines
Teacher’s guide featuring classroom activities that explore changes in air transportation from 1920 to the present. Designed to complement transportation units, but can be used alone or with a museum visit.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Art to Zoo: Airplanes and Airports: How to Take Off Without Ever Leaving the Ground (1982)
Lesson plan that provides insight on how airplanes and airports profoundly affect our lives. Includes lessons on the forces of flight and how to create a model airplane.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Exploring Earth
Guided tour explaining how planes, spacecraft, and satellites are used to predict weather, survey the terrain, and locate pollution.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Looking at Earth
Online exhibition demonstrating how views of our planet from above have helped us better understand it. Provides examples of satellite imagery and aerial photography used for urban planning and more.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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African American Pioneers in Aviation
Research and teaching website that challenges students to analyze primary documents related to the struggles of African Americans to gain equal opportunity in the field of aviation.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Astronomy Education Links and Resources
Educational weblinks and resources relating to astrophysics. Sections include careers/internships, general education, K-8 education, 9-14 education, and teacher's resources.
Provider: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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Grade(s): All grades
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Cosmic Voyage Teachers Guide
Activities in this guide provide students with concrete experiences to help them understand measurements, scale and how scientists work. The activities work well alone or as a supplement to the Imax film Cosmic Voyage. The film is widely available on DVD.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Air Transportation—Past, Present, and Future
Guided tour at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the evolution of aircraft that contributed to the growth of the air transportation industry.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Airplane Anatomy
Online activity in which students help Wilbur and Orville Wright design the 1903 Flyer. They learn that this first airplane had most of the same essential parts as a modern plane.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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America by Air
This online exhibition looks at the many ways in which the flying experience has changed through the years, from the government’s role in the airline industry to the roles of women. Includes interactive games.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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And a Star to Steer Her By Field Trip Guide
Pre-field-trip teaching guide introducing students to the tools and techniques used to navigate by the stars. Provides classroom activities and background information.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Are there other worlds out there?
The first discovery of an “exoplanet”—a planet outside of our solar system—came as recently as 1995. In this webinar, astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger discusses her work on the next step: examining these planets, and any Avatar-like moons, for signs of life. The work is bringing us ever closer to a new view of the starry skies—from a universe of distant fires to a universe of other lands.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Ask an Astrophysicist!
Website at which students can submit questions about the universe to scientists at the Chandra X-Ray Observatory.
Provider: Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music
Online exhibit featuring the colorful illustrations found on sheet music featuring aeronautical themes. Since early developments in aeronautics have been accompanied by popular interest and media coverage, you can find many forgotten songs about aeronautics and the colorful illustrations that adorn the sheet music for these songs.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Beyond the Solar System: Professional Development Project
Project offers opportunities for deepening content knowledge and exploring strategies for teaching and learning about current scientific models and evidence for the origin and evolution of our universe of galaxies. Register for a free DVD for teachers of grades 8-12 that uses scientific and educational research to deepen students’ understanding of the universe and the nature of science.
Provider: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Black Holes – Space Warps and Time Twists
Companion website to the Black Holes traveling exhibit. Includes exhibit walkthrough, educational resources, multimedia, black hole primer, live Gamma-Ray burst map, printable activities, interactive games, and much more.
Provider: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators
Online exhibition focusing on the analysis of primary documents related to the struggles of African Americans to gain equal opportunity in the field of aviation. Complements the teacher's guide and teaching poster with the same focus.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Business Wings
Online exhibition on the history of business aviation and the types of aircraft that have been used to accommodate business travel.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Cardboard Tube Telescope
Lesson plan. Build pinhole projector telescopes from cardboard tubes that can be used to safely watch the Transit of Venus. Encourages safe view of the properties of light. Includes related web resources.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Chandra Coloring and Activity Book
Online coloring and activity book featuring images, games, and word puzzles based on observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory mission.
Provider: Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Chandra Presentations and PowerPoint
Chandra X-Ray Observatory photographs of stars, galaxies, launches, and space crews on PowerPoint or PDF files to help illustrate objects in space and space exploration.
Provider: Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Grade(s): General audience
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Chandra Top Ten
Quick overview, in "fun fact" form, of the Chandra space-based telescope.
Provider: Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Chandra X-Ray Observatory Animations and Videos
Animations and videos that show objects and phenomena throughout the universe. Playable with Quick Time, Real Player, MPEG movies, or Java applets. Each video is accompanied by information about what is being shown.
Provider: Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Grade(s): General audience
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Chandra X-ray Observatory Field Guide
Short articles and illustrations explain the science behind x-ray astronomy and the cosmic sources of x-ray light such as black holes and galaxy clusters.
Provider: Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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