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Grade Level: 5-8
Earth Science Missions (Earth)
Science Education Standards: Inquiry, Motion, Forces, Magnetism, Astronomy, Earth, Technology, and Human Endeavor.
Short Description: Students will create a magnetometer to monitor changes in the Earth's magnetic field. With this magnetometer they will discover properties of oscillation -- the period and amplitude.
Source: NASA GSFC