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Teaching with Star Wars: Yoda’s Openness to Learning in Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Looking for an activity that’s fun, engaging, and educational? Each week, Teaching with Star Wars will offer unique lessons for you and your younglings that promise to foster opportunities for discovery and learning, all through the lens of a galaxy far, far away. And it sounds like the bell just rang, so let’s head to the classroom now. Punch it, Chewie!

Grandmaster Yoda is perhaps the most respected and revered Jedi Knight in the history of the Jedi Order. His wisdom, intelligence, and Force abilities are second-to-none. For nearly nine hundred years, Yoda has helped countless Padawans become Jedi Knights, and his impact is immeasurable. He is the premiere teacher of the guardians of peace and justice in the galaxy.

While Yoda’s knowledge and experience are essential aspects of what makes him

The Sith Lord’s Quest Leads to Padmé’s Tomb in Darth Vader #4 – Exclusive

Naboo is a world of beauty. For the former Anakin Skywalker, it’s a world of ghosts.

In StarWars.com’s first look at Marvel’s Darth Vader #4, set after the events of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the titular Sith Lord seeks revenge against those who hid Luke Skywalker from him — and the truth about how Padmé Amidala, his wife, died. What he finds on Naboo, home of Padmé, is violence, bittersweet and painful memories from the past, and the final resting place of his lost love…

Darth Vader #4, from writer Greg Pak and artist Raffaele Ienco, with a cover by In-Hyuk Lee, arrives August 12 and is available for pre-order now.

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7 Surprises We Found in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Traveler’s Guide to Batuu

The newly released book Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Traveler’s Guide to Batuu by Cole Horton gives Star Wars fans a unique look at what you’ll discover while visiting Batuu. You’ll learn details about the stores, eateries, and cantinas you can visit as well as the locals who run them. Even if you’ve visited Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge via a trip to Disneyland® Resort or Walt Disney World® Resort or read tie-in books and comics that have featured Batuu, there are lots of new details, factoids, and travel warnings to discover in this in-world guidebook written by historian Eloc Throno. To paraphrase Luke Skywalker, you’ll find that Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Traveler’s Guide is full of surprises — here are seven we found.

1. Batuu isn’t far from another particular planet.

The

Keep Up Your Visual Scanning with This Trench Run Book Nook DIY

Books can transport you to a galaxy far, far away, but you can also bring the galaxy to your books! A “book nook” or shelf insert is a book-sized diorama depicting a scene from your favorite novel or film. With cardboard, paint, and some kitbashing, you can turn a small section of your bookshelf into the iconic Death Star trench. Light it up and you’ll have an eye-catching conversation piece unlike any other.

Here’s what you need to add an epic scene to your already impressive (most impressive) Star Wars book collection.

What You’ll Need

Large piece of cardboard or foamboard Plastic model kit (airplane or other vehicle) kit pieces X-Wing Micro Machine or other small toy Gray, black, and white acrylic paint Adhesive black glitter craft foam

From a Certain Point of View: What’s the Best Lightsaber Duel in Star Wars?

One of the great things about Star Wars is that it inspires endless debates and opinions on a wide array of topics. Best bounty hunter? Most powerful Jedi? Does Salacious Crumb have the best haircut in the saga? In that spirit, StarWars.com presents From a Certain Point of View: a series of point-counterpoints on some of the biggest — and most fun — Star Wars issues. In this installment, two StarWars.com writers clash metaphorical sabers over the best lightsaber duel in Star Wars. 

Darth Maul dueling Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace takes the crown, says Kristen.

Starting the prequel trilogy off with a bang, Obi-Wan and Darth Maul’s lightsaber duel in The Phantom Menace is the best in the saga. It’s literally called the “Duel of the Fates.” Everything hangs on this singular moment between two

Get Your First Look Inside Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection 

A Jedi’s lightsaber is their life, an elegant weapon to harness the power of the Force and defend against any threat. And in the new book Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection, just announced last week at San Diego Comic-Con@Home, photo-realistic renders are breathing life into the most comprehensive visual guide to lightsabers to date!

Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection will allow you to explore the legendary lightsabers found within the Star Wars galaxy, featuring fan-favorite hilts from the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: The Clone WarsStar Wars Rebels, comics, novels, and video games. The book will give fans a closer look at the fine craftsmanship of hilts, including Ben Solo’s Jedi lightsaber and Ezra Bridger’s blaster-saber hybrid, as well as behind-the-scenes details on their designs, and brief bios on the characters who carried them.

Today, StarWars.com is thrilled to reveal four exclusive

The Clone Wars Rewatch: It’s a “Sabotage”!

To celebrate the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Disney+, we’re undertaking a full chronological rewatch of the five original seasons, The Lost Missions, and the theatrical release. We’d be honored if you would join us for the weekly #CloneWarsRewatch — you can watch this week’s episode on Disney+ now — and share your thoughts on the award-winning series.

105: “Sabotage” (Season Five, Episode 17)

“Sometimes even the smallest doubt can shake the greatest belief.”

Synopsis:

Anakin and Ahsoka investigate a deadly bombing at the Jedi Temple.

Analysis:

In the court of public opinion, the Jedi Order and its lightsaber-wielding generals are becoming less and less popular as the war persists. And that anger, fear, and doubt has led to the unthinkable: an attack at the Jedi Temple.

Inside the hangar,

20 Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge Easter Eggs You Probably Didn’t Notice

With one foot poised on a platform and eyes on the prize, six young Jedi-Knights-in-training begin their trials of strength, knowledge, and bravery on Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge, the Star Wars game show on StarWarsKids.com and YouTube. In each episode, the plucky Padawans leap, balance, listen, think, and work together to finish building their lightsabers and join the ranks of the Jedi Knights.

As you focus on the kids and their considerable challenges — and daydream about completing them yourself — it’s easy to miss the incredible sets and props built into the world around them. You might be surprised to learn that while the setting and ship are brand new to the Star Wars galaxy, there are a lot of throwbacks and details hidden in the shadows. Sure, in one episode

Teaching with Star Wars: Leia’s Empathy and Acceptance in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Looking for an activity that’s fun, engaging, and educational? Each week, Teaching with Star Wars will offer unique lessons for you and your younglings that promise to foster opportunities for discovery and learning, all through the lens of a galaxy far, far away. And it sounds like the bell just rang, so let’s head to the classroom now. Punch it, Chewie!

Leia Organa has come a long way since the destruction of Alderaan. She lost her planet, culture, and way of life, which would be devastating for just about anyone. And make no mistake, it was absolutely catastrophic for her. But she refuses to be a victim and has chosen to honor her family and heritage in the way she lives and how she treats everyone she encounters throughout the galaxy.