Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Science Experiment Sourcebooks
  • Pamela Walker
  • Elaine Wood
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  • ISBN-10: 1438162871
  • ISBN-13: 9781438162874
  • DDC: 500.5078
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, part of the Science Experiment Sourcebooks series, features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as planets, stars and sunlight, and astrophysics, along with analysis and findings. These hands-on, user-friendly experiments for middle and high school students meet national science standards, require readily available materials, communicate directions clearly to student and teacher, and relate the activities performed to real-life situations.

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Science Experiment Sourcebooks

These hands-on, user-friendly experiments for middle and high school students meet national science standards, require readily available materials, communicate directions clearly to student and teacher, and relate the activities performed to real-life situations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
1: A Paper Towel Tube Telescope.
2: A Simple Observatory.
3: Air Pressure on the Surface of Mars.
4: Angle of Sunlight Striking the Earth.
5: Behavior of Infrared Energy.
6: Binary Star Brightness.
7: Brightness of Stars.
8: Catch a Micrometeorite.
9: Cosmic Rays.
10: Day Length Affects Surface Temperature.
11: Determining Degree of Declination.
12: Developing a Model of the Night Sky.
13: Dipole Magnetic Fields.
14: The Electromagnetic Spectrum.
15: Electromagnetic Waves.
16: Elliptical Motion.
17: Fall and Winter Sky Observations.
18: Find the Altitude Angle of the Sun.
19: How Well Does Martian Soil Hold Heat?.
20: The Hubble Tuning Fork Diagram.
21: Identify Your Latitude.
22: Inquiry into Mapping the Moon.
23: Inquiry into Modeling Lunar Distance.
24: Interplanetary Age and Weight.
25: Lava Flows.
26: Lenses, Eyes, and Telescopes.
27: Magnetic Field Detector.
28: Magnification and Refracted Image.
29: Measure and Calculate Acceleration Due to Gravity.
30: Moon Diary.
31: The Moon’s Future.
32: Night Sky.
33: Obelisk Clocks.
34: The Phases of the Moon.
35: Planet Characteristics and Orbital Distance.
36: Planet Density.
37: Probes in Space.
38: Refracting Telescopes.
39: Regolith Formation on the Moon.
40: The Relationship of Distance and Heating.
41: The Relationship of Tidal Range to Moon Phase.
42: The Ritter Experiment.
43: Scientific Notation and Scaled Models.
44: Simple Spectroscope.
45: Space Travel.
46: Spring and Summer Sky Observer.
47: Three-Dimensional Sky.
48: Tracking Sunspots.
49: Universe on the Move.
50: Width of the Moon.
51: Lava Flows.