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Adopting Sustainable Food Practices
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Hear about how respect for Earth can help us attain a more ...

Hear about how respect for Earth can help us attain a more sustainable lifestyle in the face of climate change in this video segment adapted from United Tribes Technical College.

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Life Science
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
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Lesson
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PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
03/19/2012
Blacker Than Black
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In this video adapted from NASA, two members of a NASA research ...

In this video adapted from NASA, two members of a NASA research team working to produce carbon nanotubes share some background behind this new technology, show examples of how it will be useful, and explain the various tests being performed to ensure readiness for spaceflight.

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Technology and Engineering
Education
Chemistry
Physics
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Lesson
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PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
10/28/2011
The Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Learn about the Chandra X-Ray Observatory's telescope system, science instruments, and spacecraft ...

Learn about the Chandra X-Ray Observatory's telescope system, science instruments, and spacecraft system in this interactive activity adapted from NASA.

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Technology and Engineering
Computer Science
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Interactive
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
12/02/2011
Colliding Neutron Stars Create Black Hole and Gamma-ray Burst
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This video from NASA describes the detailed computer modeling used to predict ...

This video from NASA describes the detailed computer modeling used to predict that colliding neutron stars can produce gamma-ray bursts similar to those associated with black holes.

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Technology and Engineering
Computer Science
Chemistry
Physics
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Lesson
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PBS LearningMedia
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
10/28/2011
Comets Bombard the Early Earth
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Visualize how comets carrying chemicals necessary for life could have made their ...

Visualize how comets carrying chemicals necessary for life could have made their way to Earth billions of years ago in this video segment adapted from NOVA.

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Life Science
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Lesson
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/23/2012
Comets Deliver Amino Acids to Earth
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Amino acids, essential ingredients for life, may have been delivered to Earth ...

Amino acids, essential ingredients for life, may have been delivered to Earth by comets billions of years ago, as visualized in this video segment adapted from NOVA.

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Life Science
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
12/16/2011
Cosmic Origin Spectrograph
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This video from NASA features the Cosmic Origin Spectrograph (COS), which allows ...

This video from NASA features the Cosmic Origin Spectrograph (COS), which allows scientists to use spectrographic analysis to assess the composition of intergalactic material.

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Technology and Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
05/23/2012
Dendroclimatology in the Navajo Nation
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In this video segment adapted from Navajo Technical College, meet a dendroclimatologist ...

In this video segment adapted from Navajo Technical College, meet a dendroclimatologist who studies the relationship between precipitation and tree growth in the Navajo Nation.

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Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
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Lesson
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PBS LearningMedia
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PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
03/16/2012
Design a Liquid Fuel Rocket Engine
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Learn about rocket engines, and then design and launch a liquid fuel ...

Learn about rocket engines, and then design and launch a liquid fuel rocket in this interactive activity adapted from NASA.

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Technology and Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
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Interactive
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Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
12/29/2011
Einstein's Cosmic Speed Limit
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This video, adapted from NASA, presents rare experimental evidence from the Fermi ...

This video, adapted from NASA, presents rare experimental evidence from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope supporting Einstein's prediction that space-time is smooth.

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Chemistry
Physics
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Lesson
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
10/28/2011
Eve: Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment
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In this NASA video, scientists describe how the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment ...

In this NASA video, scientists describe how the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment will sample and track the Sun's ultraviolet irradiance, providing a detailed time sequence of extreme ultraviolet output -- data that can provide advance warning for potentially disruptive energy bursts.

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Chemistry
Physics
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Lesson
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NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
10/28/2011
Gamma Ray Telescope Senses High-Energy Radiation
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This video from NASA describes the GLAST satellite, which is equipped with ...

This video from NASA describes the GLAST satellite, which is equipped with a gamma-ray telescope, and shares some background about the kinds of extreme universal phenomena indicated by the presence of gamma rays.

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Chemistry
Physics
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Lesson
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PBS LearningMedia
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PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
10/28/2011
Healing Mother Earth for Future Generations
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In this video segment adapted from United Tribes Technical College, meet Native ...

In this video segment adapted from United Tribes Technical College, meet Native Americans who are concerned about climate change and believe that action today can help future generations once again live in harmony with Earth.

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Life Science
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
03/19/2012
How the Inner Solar System Formed
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA, explore the theory that small ...

In this video segment adapted from NOVA, explore the theory that small bits of gas and dust combined to form protoplanets billions of years ago, which in turn collided to create the four rocky planets of the inner solar system.

Subject:
Astronomy
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/23/2012
Io and Volcanism
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA, a scientist explains the unexpected ...

In this video segment adapted from NOVA, a scientist explains the unexpected heat source fueling widespread volcanic activity on Io, a moon of Jupiter that many had previously assumed to be frozen.

Subject:
Geology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/23/2012
Mass vs. Weight: Introduction
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Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) describe mass and weight ...

Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) describe mass and weight and the differences between the two in this video from NASA’s Teaching From Space initiative.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
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PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
10/27/2011
The Michelson Interferometer
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Learn about an important physics experiment that uses an invention that manipulates ...

Learn about an important physics experiment that uses an invention that manipulates light in this interactive activity adapted from NASA.

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Technology and Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
12/02/2011
Mitigating Climate Change
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In this video segment adapted from Navajo Technical College, meet a chemistry ...

In this video segment adapted from Navajo Technical College, meet a chemistry professor who explains some of the core concepts connected to climate change: carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and emissions from energy use.

Subject:
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
03/16/2012