eBook Space And Astronomy Experiments, 1st Edition

  • Elaine Wood
  • Pamela Walker
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  • ISBN-10: 1438129068
  • ISBN-13: 9781438129068
  • DDC: 500.5078
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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Overview

Presents new, tested experiments related to the intriguing fields of space science and astronomy. The experiments are designed to promote interest in science both in and out of the classroom, and to improve critical-thinking skills.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Safety Precautions.
1: Visible and Infrared Light.
2: Coronal Ejections.
3: Speed of Electromagnetic Energy.
4: Saturn’s Rings.
5: How Efficient is a Solar Panel?.
6: Kinetic Energy of Impact.
7: A Simple Spectroscope to Identify Gases.
8: Viewing Jupiter Through a Simple Telescope.
9: Sunspot Monitor.
10: How Does Light Intensity Vary with Distance?.
11: Flashlight Magnitude.
12: How Long is Twilight?.
13: Acceleration Due to Gravity.
14: The Law of Inertia.
15: Who Knows Ten Constellations?.
16: The Size of the Universe.
17: Rocket Science.
18: Measuring the Altitude and Speed of a Model Rocket.
19: Building a Cross-Staff.
20: The Parallax Effect.
21: Scope and Sequence Chart.
22: Grade Level.
23: Setting.
24: Our Findings.
25: Visible and Infrared Light.
26: Coronal Ejections.
27: Speed of Electromagnetic Energy.
28: Saturn’s Rings.
29: How Efficient is a Solar Panel?.
30: Kinetic Energy of Impact.
31: A Simple Spectroscope to Identify Gases.
32: Viewing Jupiter Through a Simple Telescope.
33: Sunspot Monitor.
34: How Does Light Intensity Vary with Distance?.
35: Flashlight Magnitude.
36: How Long is Twilight?.
37: Acceleration Due to Gravity.
38: The Law of Inertia.
39: Who Knows Ten Constellations?.
40: The Size of the Universe.
41: Rocket Science.
42: Measuring the Altitude and Speed of a Model Rocket.
43: Building a Cross-Staff.
44: The Parallax Effect.
Glossary.
Internet Resources.
Index.