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Grade Level: 9-12
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Short Description: Students and teachers will access, discuss, and learn background information on the Chandra website so that they may build a model of the Chandra telescope and satellite.
Participants simulate and observe the collection of particles substituting gelatin for the aerogel. Aerogel is a silica dioxide gel with the lowest density solid known used on STARDUST to collect comet and interstellar dust particles.