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Universe Discovery Guides - AAS 223

Updated on February 24, 2016 - 7:37 AM CST
Posted on December 16, 2013 - 2:46 PM CST

Tags: After School | Informal | Educator | Print Materials / Products

Designed for informal audiences, and developed in collaboration with SMD-funded astrophysics E/PO teams, the Universe Discovery Guides highlight astrophysics education and public outreach resources from across more than 30 NASA astrophysics missions and programs.  The 12 free guides, one per month, are designed to be short and modular, so that users can easily select content based upon their needs.  Each of the guides addresses a common astrophysics topic and contains the following sections:

  • interpretive story,
  • night sky feature(s) to observe,
  • media and strategies useful in conveying the science topic,
  • activities that have passed the NASA education product review, and
  • background information and contemporary press-releases for context.


The Universe Discovery Guides can be found here: