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Informal Science Education Resources
from the home of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope

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Educational Materials related to ViewSpace feature programs

In addition to their stand-alone value as inspiring and educational multimedia presentations for informal audiences, ViewSpace feature programs are also excellent pre-engagement pieces for formal education use. Our Amazing Space formal education team offers a variety of standards-based educational resources that are thematically related to ViewSpace presentations. They are listed below, grouped by ViewSpace program title and theme.

“Long Ago & Far Away”

a presentation about distance, look-back time and galaxies in the early universe

Star Witness News: The HST - Time Machine to the Galaxies

Tales of… The Early Cosmos: Out of the Darkness

Online Exploration: Telescopes from the Ground Up

Online Exploration: Galaxy Hunter

Online Exploration: Galaxies Galore, Games & More

Online Exploration: Hubble Deep Field Academy

Q&A: Galaxies (overview)

Q&A: Statistics (overview)

Myths vs. realities: Galaxies (overview)

Myths vs. realities: Measurement (overview)

Litho: Hubble's galaxy gallery

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies (overview)

“Mars: The Search for Water, The Search for Life”

a program that compares Martian surface features that suggest the one-time presence of liquid water with similar features on Earth’s surface

Star Witness News: The Red Planet: Up Close and Personal

Tales of… Dust storms seen on Mars

Online Exploration: Solar System Trading Cards

Q&A: Our solar system

Myths vs. realities: Solar system

Litho: Mars

Litho: Mars 2003: Closest Approach

“Deep Impact”

a program about comets and the NASA probes that study them

Star Witness News: Hubble Witnesses Fireworks from Comet Collision

Online Exploration: Planet Impact!

Online Exploration: Comets

Online Exploration: Comet Facts, Myths, & Legends

Online Exploration: Solar System Trading Cards

Q&A: Comets

Q&A: Gravity

Q&A: Our solar system

Myths vs. realities: Comets

Myths vs. realities: Gravity

Myths vs. realities: Solar system

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of comets and asteroids

“The Invisible Universe”

a program about infrared light and the Spitzer Space Telescope

Online Exploration: Telescopes from the Ground Up (Radio and Space Telescopes)

Online Exploration: Star Light, Star Bright

Q&A: Light, color, and the electromagnetic spectrum

Myths vs. realities: Light & color

“Helios ”

a program about the Sun

Online Exploration: Telescopes from the Ground Up (Solar Telescopes)

Online Exploration: Solar System Trading Cards

Q&A: Light, color, and the electromagnetic spectrum

Myths vs. realities: Light & color

Myths vs. realities: Stars

“A Celestial Light Echo”

a program about the variable star V838 Mon

Online Exploration: Star Light, Star Bright

Q&A: Light, color, and the electromagnetic spectrum

Myths vs. realities: Light & color

Myths vs. realities: Stars

“Pillars of Creation”

a program about stellar evolution

Myths vs. realities: Stars

Litho: Eagle Nebula

Litho: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula

Litho: NGC 346 in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of the Eagle Nebula and the Eskimo Nebula

“Sculptures in the Sky”

a program about planetary nebulae

Tales of… The glorious end of stellar life

Myths vs. realities: Stars

Litho: Eskimo Nebula

Litho: Helix Nebula

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of the Eagle Nebula and the Eskimo Nebula

“Monsters in Space”

a program about black holes

Tales of… Key events in the history of Centaurus A

Litho: Galaxy Centaurus A

Online Exploration: No Escape:The Truth About Black Holes

Q&A: Gravity

Myths vs. realities: Black holes

Myths vs. realities: Gravity

Myths vs. realities: Stars

“The Heart of a Whirlpool Revealed”

a program about the discovery of the nature of the “spiral nebulae” (galaxies)

Online Exploration: Telescopes from the Ground Up (Bio of Hubble)

Q&A: Galaxies

Myths vs. realities: Galaxies

Litho: Whirlpool Galaxy

Litho: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and Companion Galaxy (In Search of. . .Interacting Galaxies)

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of the Warped Galaxy and the Whirlpool Galaxy

“Are there planets in globular star clusters?”

a program about globular star clusters and the search for extra-solar planets

Q&A: Our solar system

Myths vs. realities: Light & color

Myths vs. realities: Solar system

Myths vs. realities: Stars

Graphic Organizer: Comparing globular star clusters and open star clusters

“When Galaxies Collide”

a program about colliding galaxies

Online Exploration: Galaxies Galore, Games & More

Online Exploration: Galaxy Hunter

Q&A: Galaxies

Q&A: Gravity

Myths vs. realities: Galaxies

Myths vs. realities: Gravity

Myths vs. realities: Stars

Litho: Colliding galaxies

Litho: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and Companion Galaxy (In Search of. . .Interacting Galaxies)

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies

“Death of a Comet”

a program about the breakup of Comet LINEAR

Online Exploration: Planet Impact! (gravity’s action)

Online Exploration: Comets

Online Exploration: Comet Facts, Myths, & Legends

Q&A: Comets

Q&A: Gravity

Q&A: Our solar system

Myths vs. realities: Comets

Myths vs. realities: Gravity

Myths vs. realities: Solar system

Graphic Organizer: Comparison of comets and asteroids

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