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Life-saving warning': How Space Force detected missile launch

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Earth & Space Science
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Gravity

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Changing Habitats

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Grade 3
Engineering Design
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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 1: Our Ideas About Weather and Climate– Using Weather Maps

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Grade 6
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Grade 8
Earth & Space Science
What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth?
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What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth?

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Grade 2
Earth & Space Science
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Women in Aviation and Space History

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Earth & Space Science
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Launch, Propulsion, and Re-entry

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A satellite image of clouds over the United States
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NOAA View Data Imagery Portal

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Space Weather and Earth's Aurora

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Cells In Space: Helping Astronauts and Injured Soldiers

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Sharing Predictions)

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Grade 1
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Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 6: Temperature, Pressure, and Cloud Formation

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Earth & Space Science
Curriculum

STC Secondary: Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements Unit

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Chemistry
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Chill Out: Tiny Refrigerator Saves Hubble Camera

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Earth & Space Science
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Space Mission Operations

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Earth & Space Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Grade 3
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Earth & Space Science
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Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites - R Series

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Earth & Space Science
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Resources for Educators and Students

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STCMS™: Weather and Climate Systems

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Grade 6
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Earth & Space Science
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Department of Education Learning with NASA is Out of this World

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A full moon above a treeline.
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Introduction to Moon Trees

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Earth & Space Science
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Earth Observation Case Study: Using Landsat to Map Agricultural Yields and Irrigation

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Earth & Space Science
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Earth As Art

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Sustainability
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How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate?

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Grade 5
Earth & Space Science
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How Can We Stop Land From Washing Away?

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Grade 2
Engineering Design
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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features : Materials and Safety

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Grade 6
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Earth & Space Science
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Build a CubeSat!

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Matthew Tan, Aerospace Engineering Student at Stanford

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An astronaut in a spacesuit on a spacewalk.
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The U.S. Army in Space today and in the future

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A view of the night sky in gamma rays so it shows bright green with a small bit of red yellow and blue.
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Electromagnetic Spectrum Basics

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