IGES/NASA Hubble Gold Star WinnerThe Hubble Star Card playing card game provides teachers and students a fun and exciting way to explore the universe using imagery from the orbiting telescope. The images on the cards motivate and engage students to read while developing strategies in learning about objects in space.
The game set includes 60 cards categorized by planets, planetary nebulae, supernova remnants, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies. The cards include an image, a basic description, a key to the type of object, location in the sky, constellation, and distance from Earth.
The ancient peoples saw pictures in the sky. From those patterns in the heavens, ancient storytellers created legends about heroes, maidens, dragons, bears, centaurs, dogs and mythical creatures…
StarryCritters.com combines the wonders of space with the imagination of children. We’ve all sat back on a summer’s day and watched the clouds drift by but how many of us still see dragons, birds, fish and clowns in the sky? Read More