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Gamma-Ray Bursts - Preface


WELCOME to the third in a series of posters and activity booklets produced in conjunction with the StarChild Web site. The poster/booklet sets are intended to provide additional curriculum support materials for some of the subjects presented in the Web site. The information provided for the educator in the booklet is meant to give the necessary background information so that the topic can be taught confidently to students. The activities can be used to engage and excite students about the topic of gamma-ray bursts in a number of disciplines and ways. All activities can be photocopied and distributed for educational, non-commercial purposes!

For additional materials and information, visit the StarChild Web site at We also look forward to hearing your opinions about this poster/booklet set! Our email address is

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