Event Horizon Telescope released the first image of a black hole on April 11, 2019. Astronomers linked eight radio telescope sites to create a virtual Earth-sized telescope to capture this image. Guide students through the article announcing this fascinating discovery with the double-sided guide.
Two-page PDF includes:
Spice up science class with this new discovery!
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All projects are aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). See preview file for lesson overview and standards alignment.
Keywords: current events, black hole, Messier 87, Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), space-time, radio telescope, virtual telescope, gravitational waves, Virgo galaxy, photo, radio waves telescope, Einstein.