ERIC Number: ED458105
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
The NASA "Why?" Files: The Case of the Mysterious Red Light. A Lesson Guide with Activities in Mathematics, Science, and Technology.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
The NASA "Why?" Files is a free annual instructional distance learning program that integrates science, mathematics, and technology. The program targets 3rd through 5th grade students and uses a problem-based teaching approach. This lesson guide includes four segments, each with objectives, vocabulary, video component resources, career ideas, and activities and worksheets. The lesson guide is accompanied by a videotape called "The Case of the Mysterious Red Light" in which child detectives investigate the cause of unusually bright red sunrises or sunsets. (YDS)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Distance Education, Earth Science, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Integrated Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Light, Mathematics, Problem Based Learning, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Standards
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA 23681-2199. For full text: http://whyfiles.larc.nasa.gov.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Accompanying videotape not available from ERIC.