What does Webb have in common with a backyard telescope?


Games & Educational

Scope It Out! Game

Scope It Out start screen

Game Description

The Webb Telescope may be unusual in appearance - but it has a lot in common with simple tube-shaped telescopes. Play the "Scope It Out!" game to find out more!

Scope It Out! includes an introduction to telescopes and two matching games. Be sure to pay attention as you go - the information contained in each level will help you solve the puzzles in the next round. This game is best suited for teens and interested adults.


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Information for Educators

Scope It Out! was approved by the NASA Education product review in 2010. There are a few worksheets to go with the game: