An inquiry approach is a method often used in science education. The question bank provides an initial list of questions about the secret lives of planets, stars and galaxies and places where their answers can be found.

The article Space revealed – introduction has links to further resources and student activities.

Q. Do all stars have planets?

Q. Is there life on other planets?

Q. Will our Sun always shine?

Q. Does the universe have a structure, or are all those stars and galaxies just scattered randomly?

Q. Can I see everything in space if I use a really big telescope?

Q. Does the Milky Way contain everything in space?

Q. What’s the difference between a planet, a star and a galaxy?

Q. Are black holes black?

Q. What are red giants and white dwarfs?

Q. Just how big is space?

Q. Where do I need to go to use the biggest and best telescopes?

    Published 1 April 2009, Updated 15 October 2017