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E.Z. Science: Taking Light Apart with the James Webb Space Telescope

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen and Dr. Ellen Stofan discuss the James Webb Space Telescope upcoming launch; as well as the Hubble Space Telescope backup mirror and historical spectrographs.

https://youtu.be/gRG80Wr1ETo Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Telescopes, Stars

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E.Z. Science: Exploring the X-ray Universe

By studying X–rays in deep space; we can learn about some of the most violent and extreme objects in the universe; such as black holes and the remains of stars that have exploded

https://youtu.be/tBbdtV53OSc Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 4, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Dwarf planets, Exoplanets, Science, Space, Solar System, Stars, Sun, Telescopes

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E.Z. Science: Studying Earth from Space

Earth science is an important priority for NASA. To understand our planet’s climate and how it is changing we need to study the Earth from all angles.

https://youtu.be/WpJT54UrM00 Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Satellites, Moon (Earth), Science, Space stations, Space

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E.Z. Science: Women in Astronomy

The history of women in astronomy is fascinating and inspiring— women like Caroline Herschel; Phoebe Waterman Haas and Vera Rubin.

https://youtu.be/cr4nZkw0k28 Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Astronomy, Women

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E.Z. Science: International Space Station – Our Home in Space for 20 Years

This November; we celebrate 20 years of continuous human presence on the International Space Station — an incredible example of international cooperation.

https://youtu.be/0K61rP6t0L8 Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Space stations, Technology and Engineering, Human spaceflight

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E.Z. Science: OSIRIS–REx Touches Down On Bennu

The OSIRIS–REx spacecraft is scheduled to touch down on the asteroid Bennu on October 20; 2020; for its first sample collection attempt.

https://youtu.be/N_737VvWq-Q Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 4, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Astronomy, Spacecraft, Uncrewed spaceflight

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E.Z. Science: Preparing to Launch the Perseverance Rover to Mars

In this “On the Go” episode of #EZScience; we’re on the scene at Kennedy Space Center with the rocket that will take the Perseverance rover and the Ingenuity helicopter to Mars.

https://youtu.be/ZRCTK5LpZXA Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 4, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Rockets, Spacecraft, Technology and Engineering

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E.Z. Science: Mars Perseverance Rover Will Look for Signs of Ancient Life

In the latest episode of #EZScience; learn about the science behind NASA’s Perseverance rover that is targeted to launch to the Red Planet on July 30.

https://youtu.be/McqMigM_YG8 Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Science, Spacecraft, Technology and Engineering

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E.Z. Science: Launching to Mars with NASA's Perseverance Rover

In the latest episode of #EZScience; learn about the upcoming launch of Perseverance. Dr. E and Dr. Z talk about the technological advancements of the newest Mars rover (and helicopter!).

https://youtu.be/1P-QBtEyDbQ Grade 4, Grade 3, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 10, Grade 9, Grade 11, Grade 12 Spacecraft, Uncrewed spaceflight, Technology and Engineering

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E.Z. Science: Your Career Questions Answered!

Watch the eighth episode of our #EZScience series to hear answers to your questions about studying the field of space science and careers in space exploration.

https://youtu.be/NtZCpq5QI64 Grade 4, Grade 3, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Science

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E.Z. Science: Your Space Science Questions Answered!

Watch the seventh episode of our #EZScience series to hear answers to your questions about planetary and space science.

https://youtu.be/cS27PGmMFKg Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 7, Grade 6, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Science, Solar System, Stars, Dwarf planets, Astronomy

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E.Z. Science: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope – Our Window to the Stars

Watch the sixth episode of our #EZScience series to learn about the 30th anniversary of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.

https://youtu.be/Zg4Jmcb485g Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Telescopes, Technology and Engineering, Space, Solar System

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