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IBEX: An Electronic Resource for Museum Educators DLESE Reviewed Collection
This PowerPoint is a resource for museum educators that highlights the major mission information and science background for the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) Mission, a Small Explorer Earth-orbiting spacecraft that is designed to map the distant boundary between the solar wind from our Sun and the interstellar medium. This PowerPoint supports a full-length planetarium show about the IBEX mission and the boundary of the Solar System. Each short activity/product helps to build awareness and engagement in the science and engineering aspects of the mission that is reinforced as visitors choose to participate in more activities, including viewing the Show and mission Web site.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Not applicable
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Physics
  • Space science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-346
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Michelle Nichols
The Adler Planetarium