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Technology Tools

Within Technology Tools, teachers can find assorted technology resources that enhance the use of NASA eClips™ video segments and NASA eClips™ educator guides. Resources may include modeling and simulation tools or interactive data displays.

Siple Ice Core Data

This spreadsheet contains data from the Siple ice core for students to graph.

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12

Siple Data: A Virtual Ice Core

Designed to be used with the Educator Guide "What Causes Global Climate Change?" Students can collect Siple ice core data virtually using this PowerPoint presentation.

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12

Tick Tock

Tick Tock is a five minute looped file of a ticking metronome to be used with the lesson "Polyimide Foam."

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12

Template for 3-D Glasses

Use this template to make your own 3-D glasses. Be sure the red acetate is on the left eye and the blue acetate is on the right eye lens. Visit http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/classroom/glasses.shtml

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12

Heart Rate Math Model

This math model will help your students calculate how many times their heart will beat in 78 years. Teachers may also use this model to quickly demonstrate changes in heart rate due to physical activity.

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12

Sample Raindrops

Use this set of sample data with the Measuring Raindrops educator guide if there is no rain in the local weather forecast.

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12

Measuring Raindrops: A Virtual Rainstorm

Data in Measuring Raindrops: A Virtual Rainstorm can be used to simulate data collected during an actual rainstorm. Students can compare data from one to three rain events. Raindrops can be measured directly on the display.

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12

Measuring Raindrops Interactive Spreadsheet

Data collected during the Measuring Raindrops activity can be entered into this interactive spreadsheet, enabling students to graphically model the data and calculate corresponding percents. Teachers may also use the interactive spreadsheet to quickly aggregate and display class data.

Type: Technology Tool
Grade Level: K-5,6-8,9-12