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This web page contains links to 10 detailed lesson plans developed for grades 7-12 on space science and the evolution of the universe.  Topics include the electromagnetic spectrum, satellite image data analysis, the origin of the elements, supernovae, and gamma-ray bursts.  Each lesson includes procedurals, reference materials for teachers, and printable student guides.

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This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Resources For the High School Classroom

Ten standards-aligned lesson plans developed for grades 7-12 on space science and the evolution of the universe.  Topics include the electromagnetic spectrum, satellite image data analysis, the origin of the elements, supernovae, and gamma-ray bursts.  Look for the printable student guides.

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Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Resources for the K-8 Classroom

Here are ten standards-aligned lesson plans developed for grades 7-12 on space science and the evolution of the universe.  Some are specifically designed for middle school, including Electromagnetic Spectrum and satellite data analysis.

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J. Lochner, (1998), WWW Document, (http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lesson_plans.html).
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J. Lochner, Imagine the Universe! Lesson Plans, (1998), <http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lesson_plans.html>.
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Lochner, J. (2006, October 26). Imagine the Universe! Lesson Plans. Retrieved November 26, 2014, from http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lesson_plans.html
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Lochner, Jim. Imagine the Universe! Lesson Plans. October 26, 2006. http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lesson_plans.html (accessed 26 November 2014).
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Lochner, Jim. Imagine the Universe! Lesson Plans. 1998. 26 Oct. 2006. 26 Nov. 2014 <http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lesson_plans.html>.
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Is Supplemented By Imagine the Universe: Electromagnetic Spectrum - Introduction

This is a beginning tutorial appropriate for middle school students on the topic of electromagnetic radiation and the EM spectrum.

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