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What's in the Darkest Part of the Sky? The Hubble Deep Field

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Prepare to be amazed! Look deep into the darkest part of the night sky, courtesy of a video from a vast physics playlist. Young astronomers see hundreds of galaxies through the eye of the Hubble Telescope. 
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From Kepler to Webb: The History of the Telescope

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Hubble Telescope is approximately the size of a school bus, but the new Webb Telescope will be approximately the size of a tennis court. The history of the telescope, from its invention to to what it takes to make one, is the focus...
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How Small Are We in the Scale of the Universe?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There are so many galaxies in the universe that the vast majority of them are too distant for the human eye to perceive. An astronomy video discusses the Hubble Telescope's Deep Field image from 1995 and the eXtreme Deep Field image...
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Hubble Image of Galaxies

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal gives an example of where the Hubble telescope looks, as well as the level of detail that the camera can see. 
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Hubble History

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn how and why NASA launched the Hubble Telescope into space! Earth's atmosphere obstructs the images seen through a telescope; because Hubble is in space, it gets the clearest images. A great introduction to space science and...
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The Great Hubble

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils explain how Hubble telescope captures images from space. In this space science lesson, students use the internet to view space photos. They debate on an issue raised by the teacher.
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Look! Up in the Sky! The Very Best of Hubble

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Share the beauty and mystery of the universe with your class. This clip features some of the best images taken with NASA's Hubble telescope. Nebulae, stars, galaxies, and planets are all seen here. Show this clip, stopping occasionally...
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For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore what it takes to service the Hubble telescope. In the set of three activities, groups investigate several aspects of the Hubble telescope, including robotic arms used during repairs, spacesuits, and extravehicular activity (EVA)...
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Hubble Captures Colliding Galaxies

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your scientists ever asked what would happen if two galaxies collided? Use this clip to show what was seen through the Hubble telescope: the collision of two galaxies. You'll be able to narrate this clip any way you like, since it's...
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Hubble Space Telescope Webquest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the Hubble Space Telescope. In this Hubble Space Telescope lesson, students complete a webquest about the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Modeling Galaxies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Once, scientists believed black holes to be rare, but modern technology is proving otherwise. Using data from the Hubble telescope, scientists create computer models of distant galaxies. They discover super massive black holes in the...
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Hubble Sees a Distant Planet

For Students 7th - 9th
For this Hubble telescope worksheet, learners solve 4 problems about the image of the distant planet the Hubble telescope discovered. Students determine the distance the planet was from its star in 2006, they determine the planet's...
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Stars, Comets, and the Hubble Telescope

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use technology to study about the nine planets, comets, stars, sun, moon and the Hubble telescope. There will be a presentation on what they discovered about the nine planets, sun, and the moon. The researched information...
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Upgrading Hubble

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Pupils investigate the Hubble telescope's role in astrophysics research. They complete a Webquest, watch a video, view Hubble photographs, play online games, answer discussion questions, and evaluate newspaper articles about optics.
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Misconceptions About the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Think you know a lot about the universe? You may, or may not, be right! Aspiring astrologists examine our ever-expanding universe with a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator discusses the observable universe, the time it...
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Space Telescope Debate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the Hubble and Webb telescopes. In this space telescope lesson plan, students research Internet sites to find out what type of information these telescopes provide. They debate whether it is financially responsible...
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A Universe Of Galaxies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Hubble and his amazing telescope were key factors in determining what we know about galaxies. Introduce your learners to the types, composition, and incredible distance of galaxies. This is a simple and easily understood clip appropriate...
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Advanced Critical Reading: Hubble

For Students 6th - 10th
In this critical reading worksheet, students read a passage about the Hubble Telescope and then answer seven questions based on the reading.
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Coma Cluster of Galaxies

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists classify everything from the smallest cells to the largest galaxies, but how do they decide on a classification system? Scholars use 40 pictures of galaxies taken by the Hubble Space Telescope to sort and try creating their...
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What's in the Darkest Part of the Sky?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
NASA allows anyone, not just scientists, to apply to use the Hubble Space telescope. For every six projects submitted, only one wins the chance to do groundbreaking research. The video explains one of these winning proposals that changed...
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Epic Space Rescues

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Many movies tell about amazing rescues in space, but what do you know about real ones? The video highlights the epic rescues that are non-fiction. From astronauts having their oxygen tanks explode to rescuing a damaged space craft and...
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What Are The Most Important Science Images Ever?

For Students 6th - 12th
Scholars are more likely to remember a photograph or a diagram than the text on the same page. How have images shaped our understanding of science? The video highlights images from the work of Copernicus, Darwin, Einstein, the Hubble...
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How do Telescopes Help Us Learn About Distant Objects

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete activities to learn about the Hubble telescope. In this astronomy instructional activity, students watch a PowerPoint with images taken from the Hubble telescope. Students make their own telescope and record their...
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Counting Galaxies with the Hubble Space Telescope

For Students 8th - 11th
In this counting galaxies worksheet, students use a photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and they divide the field into 16 square areas. They find the average number of galaxies in the cells, they find the area of one of the...

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