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Modeling Solar System Objects
Grade Level: K-4, 5-8, 9-12
Earth Science Missions (Earth)
Science Education Standards: Inquiry, Motion, Forces, Light, Electricity, Magnetism, Energy, Astronomy, Earth, Technology, Science, and Human Endeavor.
Short Description: This is a workbook of 23 activities spanning the needs of K-12 teachers who want to discuss Earth's magnetism in varying degrees of detail. It includes web-based activities, and a variety of hands-on experiments with magnets and electromagnetism. Students will use models to learn how Earth's magnetic field protects us from polar storms, and describe the shape of Earth's magnetic field in space and learn it's correct name.
Source: NASA GSFC