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Model of the Hubble teelscope and the MicroObservatory
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Light, Hubble, and the MicroObservatory: Cosmosphere

Cosmosphere created education content resources and materials related to the behavior of light, the Hubble Telescope, and using the MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network. The content includes several...
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Program modual travel kit materials
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Exoplanet Travel Kits: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

Participating classes receive a traveling box, which include resources to teach students all about the exciting worlds outside our Solar System – exoplanets. Students are expected to design a human...
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Elliptical and Spiral Galaxy artwork
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Art of Astronomy: The Dudley Observatory

Art of Astronomy is a collection of hands-on activities that use various forms of art, including visual and graphic art, performance art, and architecture and photography, to teach astronomy concepts....
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Sample solar system activity
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Virtual Programs for Libraries: Cerritos Library

The Cerritos Library created five virtual programs using books in the library’s collection that explore NASA’s Universe of Learning topics. The information is supported with activities that...
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Students participate in a hands-on activity identifying galaxy types
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After School Programming: Intro to Astronomy: Pinhead Institute

This program was created to be paired with preexisting programming within informal learning environments. At the Pinhead institute, an introduction to astronomy was incorporated into a variety of after-school...
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Astrolympics sports track hands-on activity
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AstrOlympics Activities: Gateway to Science

Gateway to Science developed three new, hands-on activities to accompany NASA’s AstrOlympics Summer exhibit. Originally it was planned to feature the AstrOlympics exhibit and activities at a free,...
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Activity recource material with handouts and a slinkey
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Colors of Space: Exploration Place

Exploration Place offered an after-school program consisting of four 45-minute hands-on activities about colors and light in space. Activities included light filtering, ultraviolet light on Mars, light...
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Man looking through a telescope inside an astronomical observatory dome
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Exoplanet Night: Tellus Science Museum

This was a family event to highlight exoplanets. Activities include use of an observatory and a 20-inch telescope to observe stars with exoplanets, and to view Jupiter and Saturn as examples of early planet...
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Family engaging in a Mars Rover hands-on activity
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NASA Rover Design: Bay Area Discovery Museum

The NASA Rover Design program was inspired by NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, Curiosity Rover, and Eyes on Exoplanets interactive website. This one-hour drop-in program welcomes and encourages children...
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Sample craft activity of a Mars Rover
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Exploring Space: Kidspace Children’s Museum

This program provides a virtual themed week of crafts, activities, and projects to invite young children and families to explore space through your organizations’ blogs and social media channels....
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Woman holding up a string of beads
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Summer of Space: Sciencenter

Summer of Space collaborated with the Girl Scouts of New York Penn Pathways to host a two-part series of virtual workshops aimed at middle school-aged girls. This program engaged NASA’s Binary Code...
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Extrasolar tactile explorations program materials
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Tactile Explorations of Extrasolar Objects: Science Central

This tabletop activity by Science Central uses 3D printed representations of objects beyond the Solar System to give participants a sense of the scale of extrasolar objects and allow participants with...
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Activity card game
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Cosmic Science Investigations: Earth 2.0: Virginia Living Museum

Cosmic Science Investigations: Earth 2.0 is a summer camp experience designed for children who have completed fourth or fifth grade during the previous academic year. The program uses a guided exploration...
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Virtual Astronomy Events program materials
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Virtual Astronomy Events: Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

Adapting to the new constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cape Fear Museum held its first virtual astronomy event on September 26, 2020. The event was made up of two live program components with family-friendly...
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A paper and light activity with binoculars
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After School at the Museum: Astronomy: The Anchorage Museum

This is an adaptable four-week interdisciplinary after-school program for middle school students. Discover how the Anchorage Museum focused their astronomy content to tell the story of stars through the...
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