Hubble turns 30 – The images that changed our view of the universe

As the Hubble Space Telescope turns 30, astrophysicist Alan Duffy shares his favourite images and how they changed the way we understand the universe.

Use these beautiful images and video to open a discussion with students about the incredible technological advancements in STEM over the last 30 years and how they can impact society.

This is suited to students in years 10, 11 and 12 studying Earth and Space and Physical Sciences.

Contextual research and maths questions included.

 

Word Count / Video Length: 910 / 51:17 mins

Hubble turns 30 – The images that changed our view of the universe – Australia’s Science Channel

Hubble turns 30 – The images that changed our view of the universe – Australia’s Science Channel

Years: 10, 11, 12

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Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences –  The Solar System, Big Bang Theory

Physical Sciences – Forces

Additional: Careers, Maths Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion