Educator Resources

In SOFIA: Stars and the Space in Between, NASA scientists use instruments aboard a Boeing 747 to collect data from above the Earth’s atmosphere.

This feature can be used to illustrate the process of science. It shows a revolutionary tool that scientists are using to collect data about stars, planets, and the cosmos. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)

This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.