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Imagine the Universe! Materials

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Imagine the Universe! Materials

The following materials are available:

Posters & Information/
Activity Booklets
Title Description Links Grade
Level
The Life Cycles of Stars
Life Cycles of Stars This contains two levels of activity booklets and posters on the life cylces of stars, PowerPoint presentations in english, spanish, and portuguese, and an activity on X-ray binaries. +Life Cycles of Stars All Levels
The Anatomy of Black Holes
Anatomy of Black Holes This contains two levels of activity booklets and posters on the anatomy of black holes, PowerPoint presentations in english, spanish, and portuguese, and an activity on X-ray binaries. +Anatomy of Black Holes All Levels
Gamma-ray Bursts
Gamma-Ray Bursts This contains two levels of activity booklets and posters on gamma-ray bursts. +Gamma-Ray Bursts All Levels
The Hidden Lives of Galaxies
Hidden Lives of Galaxies This contains an activity booklet and poster on the hidden lives of galaxies, and PowerPoint presentations in english, and spanish. +Hidden Lives of Galaxies 9-12
What is Cosmic Connection to the Elements?
What is Cosmic Connection to the Elements? This contains a poster with activites on your cosmic connection to the elements, PowerPoint presentations in english and portuguese, and a PowerPoint presentation that includes life cycles of stars information. +What is Cosmic Connection to the Elements? 9-12


Other Educational Materials Title Description Links Grade
Level
got calcium?
Got Calcium? This lithograph features a beautiful image of the remains of an exploded star, taken by NASA's new Chandra X-ray Telescope. The back explains stars' roles as "mighty chemical factories," and contains a classroom activity. +Got Calcium? 9-12
Blueshift
NASA Blueshift Blueshift's podcasts, blogs, and downloads are your "backstage pass" to the science, missions and people here at Goddard, filling you in on groundbreaking discoveries, innovative technology, new missions, and other exciting stories. +NASA Blueshift All Levels
Hera image window
Student Hera Student Hera is an interface to software and data provided by the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. The data are from satellites which detect x-rays and gamma rays from objects such as black holes, neutron stars, galaxies, and supernovae. +Student Hera 9-12
Light Curve
College Hera This project guides students through a self-assessed series of activities, starting with practice interpreting curves for binary systems, then through the installation and use of a tool to access the raw data from the Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer satellite (RXTE), and finally the interpretation of the data and comparison of student results to the professional literature. +College Hera Undergraduate
Suzaku Educational DVD
Suzaku Educational DVD Educational video exploring how a satellite is built with educator resources. +Suzaku Educational DVD 9-12
WMAP Postcards
WMAP Postcards Fun fact postcards describing various aspects of the WMAP Mission. +WMAP Postcards 9-12



 

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