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Amazing Space Star Witness News Article: Exploring the Universe During IYA DLESE Reviewed Collection
This article encourages students to find Amazing Space resources related to the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) Object of the Month. 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.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
Subject:
  • 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-000-000-000-618
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Bonnie Eisenhamer
STSCI