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Imagine the Universe is a service maintained by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center for students age 14 and up, teachers, and others interested in learning about the universe.  Resources were developed by scientists at the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC).  There are links to a wide range of resources that can be used in the teaching of astronomy, including a "Teacher's Corner" with standards-aligned lesson plans,  "Ask an Astrophysicist", "Satellite Showcase", and "You Be The Astrophysicist".  All materials are no-cost and freely accessible.
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Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy: Special K-12 Collections

This comprehensive NASA website, intended for adolescent learners, provides timely news and information about space exploration and space science.  Included are many creative resources, such as "Ask an Astrophysicist", "You Be the Astrophysicist", "Satellite Showcase", and the Cosmic Times newsletter.

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Lochner, J. (n.d.). Imagine the Universe. Retrieved November 26, 2014, from http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/
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Lochner, Jim. Imagine the Universe. http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/ (accessed 26 November 2014).
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Lochner, Jim. Imagine the Universe. 26 Nov. 2014 <http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/>.
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