Hubble

This Hubble activity & project also includes:

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) in space. They build models of robotic arms and the Hubble telescope.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Book a computer lab for the duration of the activities to allow each scholar to have a computer for research
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource guide is for the IMAX 3D film, but can be used independently
  • Pupils should have experience using unit prices, such as cost per foot or cost per square foot
  • Activities require a variety of common household and office supplies
Pros

  • Includes worksheets with answer keys for each activity
  • Individuals will have fun with the hands-on nature of the activities
Cons

  • None