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Star Light, Star Bright

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Four modules are a part of this stellar lesson plan. Space scientists view the electromagnetic spectrum, they generate waves on a computer screen in order to measure frequency and wavelength, discover how light is related to temperature,...
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Galaxies, Part 2 of 3

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Part two of this three-part series asks us to think what life would be like if we lived in a binary star system. We are also introduced to black holes and Einstein's theory of relativity. A great clip shown in its three-part entirety or...
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A Universe Of Galaxies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Hubble and his amazing telescope were key factors in determining what we know about galaxies. Introduce your learners to the types, composition, and incredible distance of galaxies. This is a simple and easily understood clip appropriate...
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Galaxies, Part 1 of 3

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You've found part one of a three-part series entitled "A Practical Guide to the Universe." Hosted by Tom Selek, this older clip shows, describes, and invites viewers to think about what galaxies are. The color, motion, and brightness of...
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Galaxies, Part 3 of 3

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Part three concludes "A Practical Guide to the Universe," completing the description of the Big Bang Theory and what it means. This episode touches on light travel, light speed, and what that means in relation to what we see. While this...
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The Solar System and Beyond

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Survey the solar system by viewing this PowerPoint. Amateur astronomers discover that gravity is responsible for Earth's orbit around the sun and the moon's orbit around Earth. They explore the moon's phases and Earth's seasons. This...
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Astronomy Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th
There are 5-point level questions available for each of the categories in this Jeopardy game.  The categories are the main topics within astronomy; stars, galaxies, the sun, planets, meteors etc. The game is logically set up and clear to...
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Stunning Portrait of the Milky Way Galaxy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
NASA was able to capture an image of our Milky Way galaxy that helps scientists better understand its composition and stellar evolution. A very clear narrator describes what the image shows and what it means to science and our galaxy.
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Hubble Captures Colliding Galaxies

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your scientists ever asked what would happen if two galaxies collided? Use this clip to show what was seen through the Hubble telescope: the collision of two galaxies. You'll be able to narrate this clip any way you like, since it's...
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Galaxies: A Cosmic Journey Through the Universe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sometimes open ended is good. This five-minute silent video shows various objects found in space. Learners will see Earth, the Milky Way, stars, nebulae, comets, quasars, and galaxies. Because there is no narration this video could be...
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Metallic Galactic Mobile

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create 3-dimensional models of their own imaginary galaxies of newly discovered planets. They write fictional accounts of their experiences visiting each new planet. Students writing includes a recognizable beginning, middle,...
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Galaxies Galore!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Twelve of these slides display a picture of a galaxy and pose the question, "What kind of galaxy is this?" There are two slides about the Hubble Space Telescope's tuning fork, and another that asks viewers to analyze the number of...
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Exploring a Galaxy

For Students 9th - 11th
In this galaxy learning exercise, students use the Internet or other resources to answer 13 questions about the galaxy NGC-1232. They are given a photograph of the galaxy to help determine the width and diameter of certain regions of the...
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Calculating Black Hole Power

For Students 10th - 12th
For this black hole worksheet, learners use a given equation that relates the rate of matter falling into a black hole to the power emitted by the black hole to determine accreted mass.
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Galaxies to Scale

For Students 9th - 12th
In this scales and galaxies instructional activity, high schoolers solve 7 problems including finding the size of galaxies in comparison to other galaxies and drawing scale models of the given galaxies to show their relative sizes and...
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Counting Galaxies with the Hubble Space Telescope

For Students 8th - 11th
For this counting galaxies worksheet, students use a photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and they divide the field into 16 square areas. They find the average number of galaxies in the cells, they find the area of one of the...
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How Many Quasars Are There?

For Students 9th - 11th
In this quasars worksheet, students read about how astronomers can detect quasars by their luminosity. Students use a given equation to solve 4 problems including finding quasar magnitude, determining the number of quasars with given...
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Cosmic Bar Graphs

For Students 8th - 10th
In this cosmic bar graph worksheet, students solve 2 problems using given bar graphs that plot the number of galaxies vs. the galaxy type and the number of gamma-ray bursts vs. the burst classification. Students find the fraction of...
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Galaxy Distances and Mixed Fractions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this galaxies and fractions worksheet, students solve 8 problems involving the distances of galaxies from each other by using mixed fractions to solve each problem. They use the megaparsec as the unit of measurement.
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The Big Bang-Hubble's Law

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Hubble's law instructional activity, students use data for galaxies which include their distance and speed. Students make a graph to show the distance to each galaxy and the speed of each galaxy. They use their graph to answer 4...
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Galaxies and the Expanding Universe

For Students 7th - 9th
In this galaxies and the universe worksheet, students are given 8 clues about galaxies of the universe, spectrographs, and the theory of the universe expanding. They write the answer to each in given blanks with boxed letters. They...
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For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the structure and content of galaxies. Through discussion, lab, and hands-on activities, they discover the general structure of the three types of galaxies as well as the effect they have on the structure and...
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The Universe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe what scientists mean by an "expanding universe" in their own words. They explain how scientists comprehend the universie is expanding. Students comprehend the vast scale of the universe. They comprehend how theory...
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Astronomy Test

For Students 6th - 8th
In this astronomy test, middle schoolers answer 50 true/false and multiple choice questions about the relationships of the earth, moon, and sun. The test also includes questions about the solar system, galaxies, and the universe. An...