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New "Explore NASA Science" Website
Explore the redesigned NASA Science website and learn about new discoveries, sign up for the newsletter, and much more!

Revised Seasons Activities
In "Heating Things Up," students graph average high monthly temperatures for different cities to learn how temperatures vary by location and by season. In the revised version of "Daylight Hours" students analyze graphs of the daylight hours of mystery cities to match them to specific cities.

Graphing Lunar Phases
This activity, developed by teacher Ashley White and revised by LPI, provides graphs and data for the percentage of the Moon that is illuminated.
Modified from http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/step2012/participant/lunar_phases/

Fall 2016 Universe in the Classroom Edition is now available!
In this edition of The Universe in the Classroom, learn about a storyline approach to teaching about eclipses, including investigations into lunar phases, the size and scale of the Earth-Moon system, why eclipses happen, and the pattern and frequency of their occurrence.