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Explore how high-energy astrophysics plays a key role in understanding the hot and violent nature of the universe. It will take you on journeys through our own galaxy, revealing the hidden characteristics of neutron stars, supernova remnants, stars, like our Sun, and very hot gas, which emit copious amounts of high-energy radiation that can be detected by astronomical instruments in space and on the ground. 30 minutes.
grade: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
NGSS: Earth and Space Science, ESS1: Earth's Place in the Universe, ESS1.A: The Universe and Its Stars, Physical Science, PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions, PS2.B: Types of Interactions, PS3: Energy, PS3.A: Definitions of Energy, PS3.B: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer, 1-ESS1-2