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Infrared Universe Poster DLESE Reviewed Collection
This educational poster contains images and information about what the universe looks like in the infrared. The back contains nine 8.5 in. x 11 in. panels that explain what infrared light is and why infrared astronomy is important. It also talks about light and the different colors and wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. It explains atmospheric transmission and how infrared observations help in the search for planets. The back panels also contain details on the Herschel experiment. In a very simple way it teaches the students how Herschel discovered infrared light.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevSProd088
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: NASA IPAC/CALTECH