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92 resources with the concept the milky way galaxy

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Let's Go To Space! - SciShow Kids

For Students K - 6th Standards
Take a journey to outer space with a collection of 18 captivating videos by SciShow Kids. Videos cover a variety of topics related to space and astronomy, and showcase key terms and real-world images.  The host, Jessi, and her cartoon...
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Journey to the Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
Fifteen detailed pictures and informative captions delve deep into the exploration of stars—their life cycle and importance in the universe. 
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Being an Astronomer: Neil deGrasse Tyson

For Students 6th - 12th
An interview delves deep into the life of famous astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson. 
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Teach This Poem: "In the Next Galaxy" by Ruth Stone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Imagine what life might be like in a different galaxy. That's the challenge young scientists take on in a warm-up activity designed to prepare them for a close reading of Ruth Stone's poem "In the Next Galaxy." After class members share...
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Calculating the Age of Solar System Objects

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The number of craters on the surface of solar system objects has a direct correlation to its age. Learners use the concept to determine the age of several objects in the solar system. Using satellite images, they count craters within a...
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Measure the Age of Ancient Cosmic Explosions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Supernova explosions mark the end of a star's life. Guide the class through an investigation that uses data to calculate the age of a supernova remnant. Using provided data and online software, they analyze data to determine the radius...
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What Do You Know About Stars?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Illuminate the information about stars. Pupils respond to 10 multiple choice questions about stars. The questions cover topics such as the size of the Milky Way Galaxy, the Sun, and the life cycle of a star. The resource works as a...
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The Milky Way Galaxy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Just how big is the galaxy? Learners read information about the size of the Milky Way galaxy to better comprehend its size. Pupils develop an understanding of the number of stars in the galaxy by finding just how big a billion is and...
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What Do You Know About Astronomy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Develop an understanding of the universe. Learners answer 10 multiple choice questions about several topics in astronomy. Questions contain information about the age of the universe, gravitational attraction, galaxies, planets and comets...
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Spinning Black Holes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is the spin of a black hole important? Scholars explore spinning black holes and how they relate to momentum, matter, and mass. They investigate the different parameters that are used to measure black holes by understanding how they...
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First Image of a Black Hole!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have scholars ever wondered what a black hole looks like? See the first image of a massive black hole and learn about what a black hole is, how it forms, and how telescopes took images from around the world. The video then relates the...
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How to Understand the Image of a Black Hole

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is a black hole? Individuals hear a detailed explanation about what a black hole is, how it forms, and how it effects light and matter. The characteristics of a black hole determine the image it produces in telescopes, and...
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What Is Farthest Away?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's difficult to believe in what you cannot see. A video presentation outlines evidence to convince scholars of the idea that there is no end to the universe. A video takes viewers on a trip through history to show learners how our...
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Meet Icarus: The Farthest Star We've Ever Seen

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Baby stars on the outside of the galaxy allow the Milky Way to grow. One installment of a larger SciShow Space series shares the details of the growth and the rate of change in the galaxy. It also explains how scientists found the...
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3 Things We Still Don't Understand about the Milky Way

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Oops, something bumped into us! Scientists research what bumped into our galaxy, when, and where it went after the collision. Part of a larger SciShow Space series, an interesting video presents three mysteries, including the collision....
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How Moon Rocks Revolutionized Astronomy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The solar system is more than 4.5 billion years old. What we know about the age of space bodies is thanks to the moon rocks collected over 50 years ago. An episode of the SciShow Space series breaks down the concept of relative dating to...
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How Do We Know What the Milky Way Looks Like?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine describing what something looks like when you've only seen it from the inside. That's the task astronomers tackle when describing the shape and characteristics of the Milky Way. Using a combination of physics and mathematics,...
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New Clues to the Structure of the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Evidence suggests that Pluto has undergone polar wander. A video instructor explains how Pluto's axis of rotation may have changed and how this is possible. The lesson focuses on the science behind the discovery and what it tells...
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The Milky Way May Have a Disk of Black Holes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
With better technology comes better information. An interesting video presentation discusses the evidence that makes scientists believe black holes exist in our galaxy. The narrator explains what a black hole is and how one forms.
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How Many Galaxies Are There?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Could there really be over 200 billion galaxies? It turns out the number may be closer to two trillion galaxies! A video presentation discusses the existence of galaxies in the universe. The narrator explains how scientists make their...
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Other Galaxies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Milky Way belongs to a cluster of galaxies called the local group and it could be considered our neighborhood! Use the PowerPoint to present information on the different galaxy types, both local and farther away. Scholars learn how...
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Milky Way Galaxy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There is more about the Milky Way that scientists don't know than what they do know—that leaves a lot to discover! A thorough lesson presentation explores the components of the Milky Way Galaxy and their behaviors. 
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Observing the Center of the Milky Way

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists know about a super massive black hole, more than four million times the mass of the sun, at the center of the galaxy. As one part of a video series, astronomers explain this discovery and the many tools used to confirm it....
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The Sun's Center Is 39,000 Years Younger Than Its Surface

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the theory of relativity in relation to spacetime! An intriguing lesson explains the concept of spacetime and how time does not change at the same rate for everyone. As a lesson in a larger solar system playlist, the video...