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This image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows light from hot stars eating away the surface of the dust and gas cloud in this region of the Eagle Nebula to reveal a pillar composed of denser material. The text includes information about the process of star formation taking place in the nebula. In the accompanying educational activity, In Search of ... Star Formation, students investigate star through a level 1 inquiry activity using the images and text from the lithograph and other resources. A level 1 inquiry activity can help prepare students to become independent thinkers.

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    • Grade 1
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    Informal Education,Hubble,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Astrophysics,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123153468T,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Astronomy:Stars, nebulae and galaxies,High School Programming,Physics,General Public,Space Science

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    English

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