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In Aiming High: The Search for Ultra High-Energy Cosmic Rays an international team of physicists employ two different techniques in investigating the origin of the highest-energy cosmic rays ever observed.

This feature story is an illustration of the process of science because it shows scientists collecting data that enables them to form hypotheses about the origin of ultra high-energy cosmic rays. (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.