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Amazing Space Star Witness News Article: Hubble Images Inspire Student Creativity DLESE Reviewed Collection
This article highlights the schools? and student work selected as the best collages in an interdisciplinary Classroom Collage Activity sponsored by the Office of Public Outreach at the Space Telescope Science Institute. An image showing the SM4 astronauts with the winning collages is included. The Star Witness News articles are science content readings for upper elementary to middle school students. Current Hubble science content is presented at a grade-appropriate level and includes definitions of unfamiliar terms and a set of discussion questions with answers. The articles are based on Hubble press releases, which are identified for the educator in the overview pages and are chosen based on their timeliness and alignment with national science education standards. Many of the articles are formatted as PDF files for easy printing and use in classrooms without computer access. Recent additions to the web site include three articles.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The Star Witness News articles and supplemental materials are included in the Space Science Education Resource Directory (SSERD) and are also available on the Amazing Space web site as both web pages and pdf files.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-617
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Bonnie Eisenhamer