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This news story highlights Hubble's infrared image of the Horsehead Nebula. Students will discover why astronomers are interested in this nebula and how they study the nebula using infrared light. The reading identifies and defines vocabulary that may be new to students. Discussion questions help to focus student attention on important information and to challenge students to more deeply explore star formation.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,Hubble,Middle School,NSDL,Upper Elementary,Grade 5,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Physical sciences:Light and optics,Astrophysics,Elementary School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Astronomy:Stars, nebulae and galaxies,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123524605T,Physics,Space Science

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    English

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