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New on NASA Wavelength: Explore New Horizons Resources
The New Horizons mission is fast approaching Pluto, helping us to understand worlds at the edge of our solar system by making the first reconnaissance of the dwarf planet and by venturing deeper into the distant, mysterious Kuiper Belt--a relic of solar system formation. As the world awaits this historic fly-by, NASA Wavelength has rounded up some great mission-related resources to help you expand your students’ horizons.

GeoInquiries for Earth Science
Esri has teamed with GISetc to produce the Earth Science GeoInquiry Collection. This free set of instructional materials uses ArcGIS Online web mapping and analysis tools to enhance middle school earth science lessons. The collection contains 15 web-mapping activities that correspond with and extend map-based concepts in leading middle school earth science textbooks.