Free Science Software - The World Wide Telescope (WWT)

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Science Software - The Worldwide Telescope

Summary: The Worldwide Telescope is BEAUTIFUL piece of software that will grab the attention of your students. It combines the images of the world's most powerful telescopes together into a virtual space observatory.

Within the software you can download existing audio visual tours of the Universe or you can author your own. Powerful stuff!

World Wide Telescope

Tips & Tricks

- What are the 10 most beautiful sites in the Universe? Create a tour of these.
- Assign phenomenon & have the students present tours eg Supernova, Extra Solar Planets, Nebulae, galaxy types, most distant objects, throw it open to things they'd like to explore.
- Write a 'space tourist' readers' theatre script and incorporate the WWT into the performance.
- Download the World Wide Telescope

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