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Learning Exercise: The big Question is..?

The big Question is..?
How to find answers about the universe using NASA resources
Course: Science 1


Submitted by:
Javier Ruiz
Date Last Modified:
July 24, 2008


Read materials related to the solar system and basic astrophysics concepts; create a question and create at least one hypothesis answer baased on prior knowledge.
Additional Information:



  • Grade School
  • High School
  • Middle School


Universe Misteries How does this work?


Basic knowledge of the Solar System, planets and physics

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson students will learn to use Internet resources provided by NASA and be able to enhance their relative knowledge of Astrophysics by electronically contacting NASA experts

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supervised


This lesson will be assed in two steps 1.Question development and research based student answer hypothesis. 2. Quality of question posted on "Ask the Atrophysicist" and a final comparison between hypothesis answer and the answer given by the experts at NASA
Assessment URL:

Technical Notes

Internet access is needed