Classroom Activities

The IMAGE satellite program has supported teachers to create a wide range of classroom activities through its summer intern program at the NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center.

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K-2

Playing With Magnetism

Exploring Magnetic Fields

Exploring the Earth as a Magnet

How to Catch a Speeding Cloud with IMAGE

Interplanetary Pool Games with IMAGE

Seeing Auroral Lights from Space with IMAGE

Design Your Own Research Satellite

Getting a Satellite Into Space

Sending Data from a Satellite Back to Ground

Solar Activity and Energy

The Solar Wind: Transfering energy from the Sun to Earth

A Simple Magnifier

What You See Depends on Where You Are

 

 

Grades 3-5

Playing With Magnetism

Exploring Magnetic Fields

Exploring the Earth as a Magnet

How to Catch a Speeding Cloud with IMAGE

Interplanetary Pool Games with IMAGE

Seeing Auroral Lights from Space with IMAGE

Design Your Own Research Satellite

Getting a Satellite Into Space

Sending Data from a Satellite Back to Ground

Solar Activity and Energy

The Solar Wind:Transfering energy from the Sun to Earth

A Simple Magnifier

What You See Depends on Where You Are

 

 

Grades 6-8

Electricity and Magnetism

Magnetic Storms and Solar Activity

The Sunspot Cycle

Sunspot Activity and Ocean Temperature

Sunspot Activity on Other Stars

CME Speed Activity

Solar Activity and CMEs

Anatomy of a CME

The Earth's Magnetosphere

A Soda Bottle Magnetometer

Magnetic Storms from the Ground

Motion of the Magnetic Pole

How to Catch a Speeding Cloud with IMAGE

Interplanetary Pool Games with IMAGE

A Simple AM Radio Ionosphere Monitor

Radio Waves and the Ionosphere

The Aurora

Seeing Auroral Lights from Space with IMAGE

Cosmic Radiation and Air Travel

Cosmic Rays and Sunspot Numbers

IMAGE Satellite Scaling

IMAGE Satellite Scale Model

IMAGE Satellite 1/4 Scale Model

Solar Storms and Satellites

Satellite Glitches and Cosmic Rays

Planning A Trip to Mars

Design Your Own Research Satellite

Getting a Satellite Into Space

Sending Data from a Satellite Back to Ground

Solar Activity and Energy

Pie Charts in Science

Aurora: The human dimension

Where to See an Aurora

Aurora Viewing from the Ground

Estimating Heights with a Clinometer

How High Up are Aurora?

Aurora Triangulation from Photographs

Auroral Magnetism from the Ground

How to Predict an Aurora

Aurora Activity and Latitude

Decoding an Ancient Mystery

 

Grades 9-12

The Wandering Magnetic Pole

Plotting Points in Polar Coordinates

Measuring Distances on a Polar Map

Wandering Poles in the Last 2000 Years

A Soda Bottle Magnetometer

Investigating Magnetic Storms

The Magnetopause

Magnetic Storms and Aurora

Round-the-Clock Aurora Monitoring

The Evolution of an Aurora

The Auroral Battery and Electrical Circuit

Measuring a Pendulum's Amplitude

Measuring a Pendulum's Period

The Instruments of IMAGE

Tracking a Solar Storm

 

 

Advanced Placement Math/Physics

The Auroral Battery and Electrical Circuit

The Mathematics of Simple Harmonic Oscillators