Hubble Star Cards provide 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.
Game cards include 60 cards divided into general sections of 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.
About Hubble Space Telescope card provides basic information and trivia about the space telescope.
Guide to Objects card offers a description of the groups of objects included in the game from Planets and Dwarf Planets to Galaxies.
How to Play card gives some examples of game play. These are guidelines for use. Teachers and students are encouraged to modify or develop new games to keep learning relevant and exciting.
About the creator: John Williams is an award-winning science and space writer, web developer and graphic designer based in the foothills near Boulder, Colorado. He shares the excitement of space exploration and astronomy not only through Hubble Star Cards but also as a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador. He is available for space talks for all ages throughout the Front Range and beyond.
Special Pricing: If you’re a bookstore, museum or gift store, especially with a science or space speciality, Hubble Star Cards would make a great addition to your inventory. Please contact john [at] terrazoom [dot] com for special wholesale pricing. Special pricing also is available for groups interested in bulk purchasing for your special event or promotion.