Overview: HUDF facts

Overview
of "Fast Facts: Hubble Ultra Deep Field"
Description:
Fast Facts: Hubble Ultra Deep Field lists the name, description, location, size, and distance of the HUDF from Earth in the form of a table. A picture of the field is included.
Format(s) available: Printer-friendly Web page
Grades: Adaptable, at teacher's discretion
How to use it in the classroom

Teachers can use Fast Facts: Hubble Ultra Deep Field as:

A source of information. Find out about the HUDF.

A mapping activity. Locate the HUDF's associated constellation on a star map.

An inquiry tool. Have students write down 3-5 questions they would like answered as a result of reading this Fast Facts table and looking at the image.

An engagement tool. Involve students in a discussion.

Related materials

Press release: "Hubble's Deepest View Ever of the Universe Unveils Earliest Galaxies"
http://hubblesite.org/news/2004/07/

See the Galaxies section on "Teaching tools" page.



Overview: HUDF facts