Found 10 - 20 results of 26 programs matching keyword " water. inquiry"
Is water ice present or absent in a crater near the moon's south pole? NASA’s Lunar CRater Observing and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission is seeking a definitive answer. Join Exploratorium staff for a special Webcast featuring live coverage of LCROSS crashing into the moon! Our team will be broadcasting live from the 36" Refractor Telescope at Lick Observatory on Mt. Hamilton, where we’ll watch the impact and investigate how this intentional crash could reveal the existence of water ice.
Project: Miscellaneous | Browse All
Date: October 9, 2009
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Physics
The science and pedagogy behind this activity, including a discussion of concepts such as density, temperature, thermal conductivity, center of mass, freezing point depression, heat capacity, and the characteristics of the states of water, water vapor, and ice. Also describes strategies for observing, asking questions, and then choosing a question to investigate further.
Project: AfterSchool Activities | Browse All
Date: September 2, 2009
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science
Learn more about the new mission to Mars! The Mars Phoenix Lander touched down on the Red Planet on Sunday, May 25, 2008, and began collecting data. Phoenix is designed to study the history of water and search for complex organic molecules in the Martian arctic's ice-rich soil. Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty as he walks us through the mission and shows us the first pictures that the Phoenix Lander sends back!
Project: Return to Mars | Browse All
Date: May 28, 2008
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Geology/Earth Science