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Gamma-Ray Bursts: Flashes in the Sky is about scientists uncovering the mystery of powerful explosions in space.

This feature story is an illustration of the process of science because it shows scientists collecting data through observations and modeling, which help them evaluate hypotheses about how gamma ray bursts are produced. (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.