The links below take you to online activities, projects, and
information that can help you with the science of SNAP's mission.
Solar Supernova?: can you
solve the space mystery and find out if the Sun will explode?
Dying Stars and the
Birth of the Elements: an online activity about how heavy elements
like iron and calcium are created in the fiery forge of a supernova. Students
examine an actual X-ray spectrum of a supernova and determine how hot and how
much of each element are in it!
The Universe Adventure is a delightful Flash tour of the Universe and
our models of it. It goes over basic science of astronomy, leading up
to the important principles of cosmology. It was
sponsored by the Physics Department at the
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.