Online Workshop: The Science Behind the 2018 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit - Exploring Earth and the Solar System (Recorded)

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This online presentation and discussion covers the science behind four of the 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities - Magnetic Fields, Craters, Paper Mountains, and Stomp Rockets. After a brief overview of each activity and its materials, our guest presenter, a space scientist and science educator, leads a discussion about NASA missions and research exploring phenomena shared by Earth and other planets of the solar system. Learn about how magnetism, erosion, and meteorites can change the surface of planetary bodies over different timescales. Science connections behind a different set of toolkit activities continues in The Science Behind the Earth & Space Toolkit - Looking Beyond the Solar System online workshop on March 13, 2018 ( This workshop was recorded on 2-27-2018.


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This material is based on work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award numbers NNX16AC67A and 80NSSC18M0061. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Science Museum of Minnesota


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