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IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

Recommended for ages 10 and up (Grades 5-12)

Length: Approx. 28 minutes  


  Travel to the far reaches of our solar system along with NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) as it becomes the first to map the dynamic interactions within the boundary between our solar system and the rest of our galaxy. 


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             Trailer created by Dylan Adler, Franklin and Marshall College '14  


The North Museum of Natural History and Science is committed to continued education of students. This show focuses on the following Pennsylvania Educational Standards:

The following standards have been covered:

3.3.5 B1 - Provide evidence that the Earth revolves around (orbits) the sun in a year's time and that the Earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours.

 Resources (Ed Guides, Activities, etc.): http://ibex.swri.edu/planetaria/index.shtml