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Education
Classroom activities, printable materials, interactive games & more.
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Formal Education
Classroom-Ready Activities
Classroom-Ready Activities
In this section you will find classroom-ready activities for the electromagnetic spectrum, stellar evolution and stars, and imaging.
Science Olympiad Astronomy Webinar
Science Olympiad Astronomy Webinar
A set of videos on the current Olympiad content, resources, and suggestions on how to best prepare for competition.
Space Math
Space Math @ NASA
Chandra problem sets from SpaceMath@NASA, introducing students to the use of mathematics in today's scientific discoveries.
Earth Scientist
The Earth Scientist
The special Spring 2012 issue of The Earth Scientist describes 4 Chandra classroom-ready activities for middle and high schools.
Item of Interest
STOP
STOP for Science
Science enrichment for Grades K-6 covering light, stars, speed, mountains and rotational inertia.
Wonders Within
Constellations: Wonders Within
This series of posters and activities look at some of the most dramatic images made by combining data from different kinds of light.
The Periodic Tables
The Periodic Tables
Interact with this graphic representation of the "astronomers" version of the periodic table of elements.
The Periodic Tables
Resources for visually-impaired visitors
These materials are accessible to both visually impaired and sighted readers.
Informal Education & Resources
Background
Background
A collection of Chandra educational materials and resources to get you started.
Galactic Navigation
Galactic Navigation Take a tour of the Galactic Coordinate System.
Chandra 101
Chandra 101 Overview of X-ray astronomy and the Chandra mission.
False Color
False Color Images taken by telescopes that observe at the "invisible" wavelengths are sometimes called "false color images."
X-ray Images 101
X-ray Images 101 How are Chandra images made? What do the colors mean? Find out the answers to these questions and more.
Top Ten
Chandra Top Ten Top Ten Amazing Facts about Chandra!
Ask an Astrophysicist
Ask an Astrophysicist View the Q & A page & ask questions about the X-ray universe.
Tracking Chandra
Tracking Chandra Follow this tutorial to see the Chandra orbit.
Interactive Games, Activities & Quizzes
Interactive Games, Activities & Quizzes
Educational Word Searches, Puzzles, Memory, and other games, activities & quizzes based on the Chandra Mission and X-ray Astronomy.
Space Scoop
Space Scoop
Space Scoop: Bringing news from across the Universe to children all around the world.
Chandra Podcasts
Chandra Podcasts
Audio & video features showcasing the Chandra mission and X-ray Astronomy.
The Beautiful Universe
The Beautiful Universe (HD) High definition audio/video versions of Chandra's exciting science viewable on your computer or television.
Podcasts SD
Chandra Podcasts (SD) Audio/video content in standard definition perfect for your portable MP3 player.
Touch the Invisible
Touch the Invisible Sky Audio recordings from NASA's Braille book "Touch the Invisible Sky".
Two-Inch
Incredible Two-Inch Universe Explore the universe by shrinking cosmic scale in 4 steps (Audio & American Sign Language).
Printable Materials
Printable Materials
A place to find posters, handouts, coloring book, Chandra calendar, games and much more printable materials.
Calendar
Printable 2014 Chandra Calendar Print your own 2014 Chandra calendar!
Printable Activities
Printable Activities Coloring Book, Tracking Chandra, Trading Cards, more.
Printable Games
Printable Games Crossword puzzles, word searches, jumbles, more.
Handouts
Chandra Image Handouts Chandra images with short captions.
Lithographs
Chandra Lithographs 2-sided printable handouts.
Resource Request Form
Resource Request Form
Take a look at the many resources for the education community that Chandra provides.
Comments
Educators' Comments
This section provides a forum through which educators can share anecdotes, lessons learned, and helpful hints about using space science materials.
Evaluation
Evaluation Form
We ask that you take the time to fill out this evaluation form for each investigation, performance task, activity or demonstration that you use.
Links
Links & Resources
A list of links and other resources for science education.
Proposals
Chandra Education Proposals
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Education Collaborations
Passport to Knowledge
Passport to Knowledge
Passport of Knowledge includes two recent programs featuring Chandra discoveries and interviews with Chandra scientists.
Space Place
Space Place
Land of the Magic Windows, a fun exercise that looks at the electromagnetic spectrum.


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