Celebrate the mission to the Hubble Space Telescope. Image Credit: Kathy CordesFrom Galileo to the Great Observatories features activities associated with historic discoveries in astronomy from the time of Galileo to NASA's past, current and future observatories with emphasis on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Trace the development of telescopes and their inventors. Image Credit: NASATelescopes From the Ground Up
Challenge students to answer two big questions about light. Image Credit: NASATwo lesson plans, with four activities each, challenge students to answer two big questions: "What is the relationship between light and exploration? " and "How is light used to explore the universe?" A student workbook supports the lessons in this guide.
The lithograph shows the deepest image of the universe ever taken in visible light. Image Credit:NASAThis HST image contains as many as 10,000 galaxies of all shapes, sizes, colors and ages. The back of the lithograph features an activity in which students analyze galaxies from different eras to determine how they have evolved and changed over time.
Astronomers and astrophysicists using Hubble data have published more than 4,000 scientific papers, on topics from the solar system to the very distant universe. Image Credit:STScIHubble counts among its achievements the discovery that an invisible force called "dark energy" pervades the universe; the revelation that "monster" black holes reside in the centers of many galaxies; and the discovery of the building blocks of today’s large, majestic galaxies. Read about Hubble’s top science findings and see the related pictures in this Star Witness news story.
CORE is a worldwide distribution center for NASA's educational multimedia materials. Image Credit: COREThe following Hubble-related products may be ordered for a minimal charge from NASA CORE.
Register online to investigate telescopes with your students. Image Credit: NASA
The NASA eClips™: Innovative Real World Learning videos offer useful, up-to-date information for the classroom. Image Credit: NASANASA eClips are videos highlighting current research and innovations along with lesson plans that can be used in the classroom.