Video: Aerospace Engineer

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Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
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Summary:"In this video for elementary and middle levels, NASA engineer Acey discusses his job and building the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The video highlights similarities and differences between the JWST and its predecessor, the Hubble telescope, and presents interesting facts like what a """"clean room"""" is and why its important in building a telescope. Acey also shares advice for students interested in engineering. The video also comes with a transcript that includes a link to Infrared: Beyond the Visible, a video that explains infrared astronomy and the science behind the upcoming Webb Space telescope in language middle level students can understand."
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.A
Subjects: 6-8; astronomy; careers; elementary school; engineering; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; middle school; nasa; space; video
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