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New NASA eClips Video and Educator Guides Available

By SpaceRef Editor
April 28, 2011
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As you wait for the space shuttle Endeavour to launch on its last mission on April 29, check out the new educator guides and video that NASA eClips(TM) has rolled out for April.

Educator Guides

— Launchpad: The Great Boomerang Challenge (grades 9-12)
— Real World: Balloon Aerodynamics Challenge (grades 6-8)

Video — Real World: Mercury’s MESSENGER Reveals Mysteries (grades 6-8) — How long is a day on Mercury? Why does the planet have a 600-degree range in temperature? MESSENGER, NASA’s first mission to Mercury in 30 years, will capture stunning imagery, determine the composition of the surface and measure Mercury’s unusual magnetic field. So, what are you waiting for? Stay awhile and learn more.

To learn more about NASA eClips(TM) and how the program may benefit your classroom, visit NASA eClips(TM) on the Web.

SpaceRef staff editor.