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

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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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Hungry for more of the Hubble Telescope? Visit NASA's website for additional facts and images
  • Have pupils write a journal entry about the Hubble images and describe their reactions
Classroom Considerations
  • Show students where in the sky the Deep Field images were taken
Pros
  • Narrator gives an excellent explanation of the arc second during the video
  • The images are breathtaking!
Cons
  • None
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