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High School NASA Aligned Curriculum


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Calculus Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC Calculus.
Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Math III Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC Math III.
Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Math II Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC Math II.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Math I Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC Math I.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC AP Biology Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC AP biology.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Biology Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC high school biology.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Chemistry Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC high school chemistry.
Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC EES Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC high school environmental and earth sciences.
Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Horticulture Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC high school horticulture.

Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Physics Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC high school physics.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC Physical Science Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC high school physical science.


Middle School NASA Aligned Curriculum


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC 8th Grade Science Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC middle school science.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC 7th Grade Science Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC middle school science.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC 6th Grade Science Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC middle school science.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC 8th Grade Mathematics Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC middle school mathematics.


Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC 7th Grade Mathematics Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC middle school mathematics.
Title: NASA Activities Aligned to the NC 6th Grade Mathematics Curriculum
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: High School

A list of NASA activities aligned to course standards for NC middle school mathematics.
Locally Developed Curriculum 

Title: Heating in the Home
Author: Jennifer Love
Audience: Middle School

This STEM Kit assists middle-school students in understanding the basics of heat transfer through the real life problem of home heating.



Title: Water Rockets
Author: Jennifer Love
Audience: Middle and High School

This kit assists students in understanding the basics of the kinematics and dynamics involved in a rocket launch.
Title: Star Students
Author: Jennifer Love
Audience: Middle and High School

Students will investigate how scientists know what elements can be found on other planets/stars by learning more about the electromagnetic spectrum and the Periodic Table of the Elements. 
Title: STEM for All
Authors: Sally Butler, Deana Booth, Trudi Gunter
Audience: 6th Grade

This STEM Kit is designed to be used across the 6th grade curriculum in Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science classrooms. This broad spectrum approach also advocates for equity in STEM while adding NASA content to the classroom.
Title: SPiN - Seeking Paths in Nature
Authors: Julie Townsend, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Audience: Middle School

SPiN is an ongoing effort to:  "develop curriculum units for use by Cherokee Middle School and surrounding schools; conduct in-park and in-classroom programs at each grade level, 6, 7, and 8 throughout the year; integrate Cherokee culture and history into existing and new curriculum units."  The above link connects to the SPiN resource website which hosts descriptions of the several programs/activities they offer.
Title: Catapult Shooter
Authors: Matt Cass (adapted from Carol Huddle)
Audience: All Ages

A scale-able, fun, and inexpensive catapult design project that has been adapted to utilize modern STEM education pedagogy.
Title: Space Pixels
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: Middle School +

An activity that explores how images of objects are taken by spacecraft such as the Hubble Space Telescope and transferred to Earth.
Title: River Cane Restoration - An Introduction to GIS and Giovanni 
Author: Randi Neff
Audience: Middle School +

This activity serves and an introduction to Geographic Information Science and NASA's Giovanni data visualization system.

 

The material contained in this document is based upon work supported by NASA under grant award No. NNH15ZDA004C. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.