Vertual Lab
Recoloring the Universe Virtual Lab
Guided Question Sheet
This activity sheet helps facilitators conduct a virtual lab in the classroom. Students will see how computers use the RGB color model to create color, follow the online video and coding tutorial, answer questions from the activity, and complete a handout to submit after the class is completed.

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Acknowledgements: Recoloring the Universe with Pencil Code was created by volunteers David Bau (developer of Pencil Code and a Google employee at the time), August Muench (astronomer for the American Astronomical Society), Kim Arcand (visualization lead for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory), and Sydney Pickens and Matthew Dawson (both computer science educators with Google CS First.). Further work has been developed with support from the Chandra X-ray Center, at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, in Cambridge, MA. Recoloring the Universe is also supported by NASA with funding under contract NAS8-03060.

Chandra AAS CODE Google CS First Pencil Code