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Astrophysics and Cosmology: Crash Course Physics #46

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Physics can help explain mysteries of the universe. Spark your classes' interest with the final lesson in the Crash Course physics series. The instructor explains the basics of astrophysics and cosmology with topics such as Hubble's Law...
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Cosmology Planetarium

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students visit a planetarium and identify astronomical phenomena and three astronomical bodies that are visible in the sky. They take notes and interpret information given on the field trip. After watching a PowerPoint presentation,...
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The Death of the Universe

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
We have all heard about the Big Bang and other theories about how the universe began, but how will it end? Cosmologists study dark matter and dark energy to try to figure out the answer to this mind-blowing question. This topic is a...
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Shakespeare Notes I: The World in Which Shakespeare Lived

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Who was William Shakespeare? Although your class will surely have heard of him, how much do they know about the time in which he lived? The Renaissance, cosmology, scientific theories of the time, etc. are all introduced here....
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Cosmology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The past, the present, and the future ... there's so much to discover about the galaxy. Scholars learn about the creation of the universe, its current structure, and how it is changing. The PowerPoint presentation begins with a...
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Cosmology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Explore the birth and possible death of the universe. An interactive simulation allows learners to manipulate the Hubble Constant to model the expansion of the universe from birth. Varying the constant provides different scenarios for...
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Cosmic Microwave Background Explained

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
As part of their Cosmology series Space Time presents a video that explains the history of electromagnetic waves and the shifting and expanding wavelengths. It finishes by exploring cosmic microwave background radiation. 
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What Happens at the Edge of the Universe?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
The cosmic even horizon of the universe is closer to us than the particle horizon. Space Time's Cosmology playlist tackles this and other complex concepts about the universe. The video discusses how the scientists define the edge of the...
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How Cosmic Inflation Flattened the Universe

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
What if time didn't begin with the big bang? Big Bang doesn't completely answer questions about the beginning of the universe, but cosmic inflation theory holds up better according to scientists in this video. Cosmic inflation fits so...
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Why the Big Bang Definitely Happened

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
According to Space Time, many different studies prove the Big Bang happened. Part of a larger Cosmology playlist, it discusses the common arguments against and the newest science supporting the theory.
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What’s Wrong with the Big Bang Theory?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
A video highlights the contradictions in the Big Bang Theory and then discusses the need for a unifying theory of everything. Space Time presents an enlightening video as part of a larger series on Cosmology.
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Cosmology

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this space science instructional activity, students find the words that are related to the study of cosmology and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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The Big Bang, Cosmology Part 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Send your space scientists out with a bang! An out-of-this-world video teaches young astronomers about the origin of the universe. The narrator describes the birth of The Big Bang Theory and the physicists and star gazers that...
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Dark Energy, Cosmology Part 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What's driving the expansion of the universe, and will it ever stop? Take a trip to the dark side in a video full of surprising facts and twists about our view of what lies beyond. Junior cosmologists learn about the invisible energy of...
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Cosmic Poetry: Words and Ideas Bring the Cosmos to Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the cosmos and their thoughts and feelings about the universe.  In this cosmic poetry lesson students create a venue where they can "safely" ask questions and discuss ideas. 
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Cosmology Introduction

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, after watching a PowerPoint Presentation on "The Everything Seed: A Story of Beginnings," by Joy Toyer, explore, examine and study the new universe story and assess their own personal cosmology. They view a simple...
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Cosmology: Power of Ten

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore the story of the universe. After viewing the video, "The Power of Ten," they discuss the concept of cosmology as it relates to the universe and their own personal narrative. They journal their thoughts and feelings on...
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Cosmological Time Scale 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal compares distance of significant objects and the timeline of events in the universe on a scaled timeline across the screen.
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The Universe

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the origin and structure of the universe as it relates to the Earth's place in the cosmos. In this the universe lesson, 6th graders analyze patterns that pertain to relative movement, they chart the movements of the...
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Cosmological Time Scale 1

For Students 9th - 12th
A scaled timeline points out periods of times that are relevant to us since the Big Bang. Events on the timeline include earth formation, dinosaur extinction, and modern humans.
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How Do You Measure the Size of the Universe?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
The universe is 90 billion light years in diameter. How do scientists measure something so huge? Space Time explains the process as part of its larger Cosmology playlist. The video addresses the steps to solving the puzzle as well as how...
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Will the Universe Expand Forever?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists from Newton to Friedmann debated the future of the universe. Many scientists thought the universe might collapse on itself in a big crunch, but new mathematical models finally gave us an official answer. The Space Time video,...
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Plato and Aristotle: Crash Course History of Science #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Biology, cosmology, philosophy ... Plato and Aristotle had theories about them all! How did these ancient scholars shape the science of today? The third video in the History of Science series compares and contrasts the ideas of the famed...
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Worksheet: Beliefs about the Origins of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
A brief reading introduces high schoolers to different theories on the origin of life. A research project follows in which learners gather information on each theory and then hold a discussion about which they believe to be the most...

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