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James Webb Space Telescope: Keeping Things Cold

In this activity children learn about how the James Webb Space Telescope is designed to keep itself cold. They find out about the sunshield and how it works then explore how they can keep cold things cold, when they are exposed to heat; investigating the best material and number of layers for doing this most effectively.

This resource has been provided by ESERO-UK. Further resources linked the James Webb Space Telescope may be found here.

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