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Fermi Paper Model (Formerly GLAST Paper Model) DLESE Reviewed Collection
This paper model provides a short description of the scientific instruments on board GLAST as well as links to other resources about the GLAST instruments. There is also a short description of how GLAST detects gamma-rays with the Large Area Telescope as well as the GLAST Burst Monitor detectors. The product includes three pages of parts that can be cut out and easily assembled using common household items. Note: In 2008, the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) was renamed Fermi, for the physicist Enrico Fermi.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Informal
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Project
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-469
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Lynn Cominsky
Sonoma State University