Astrobiology 50th

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Resources for K-12 classrooms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Astrobiology with NASA.

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Astrobiology 50th

  1. 1. Becky Jaramillo National Institute of Aerospace
  2. 2. The Milky Way . . . how big is big? If our entire solar system could be shrunk down to the size of a quarter, the Milky Way Galaxy, which is approximately 10,000 light- years in width, would be the width of the continental United States!
  3. 3. M51 Hubble Remix
  4. 4. Little Galaxy with a Tail
  5. 5. 200 billion stars in 100 billion galaxies . . . . Is there life out there?
  6. 6. NASA web site www.nasa.gov/education/nasaeclips
  7. 7. Life on Other Worlds Snowpits
  8. 8. History of Winter – Abiotic Conditions
  9. 9. Transits Methane on Mars Methane – An Indicator for Life? Kepler The Search for Exoplanets LCROSS Finding Water on the Moon
  10. 10. <ul><li>www.youtube.com/nasaeclips </li></ul>YouTube site Where access to YouTube.com is restricted, try www.zamzar.com or Firefox download extensions.
  11. 11. <ul><li>NASA Internet Resources Encourage Students To Think And Act Like Scientists . . . </li></ul>
  12. 12. Kepler
  13. 14. NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Great Space Exploration
  14. 15. NASA SCI Files: Activities
  15. 16. Space Math @ NASA: Astrobiology Problems
  16. 17. Inquiry Activities Poster Activities NASA Astrobiology Institute
  17. 18. Careers in Astrobiology
  18. 19. <ul><li>More tools for your </li></ul><ul><li>tool box . . . </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Explore the HOTLIST </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/listnasaresbj.html </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. www.wordle.net Word Art
  21. 23. Graphical Dictionaries
  22. 24. Collaborative Groups

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