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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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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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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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The Milky Way

For Students 6th - 12th
Where does Earth fit in the grand scheme of things? Find out in an intriguing video filled with facts and beautiful images! Learners journey to the center of the Milky Way to discover how our galaxy works. The narrator describes the...
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Living in the Milky Way

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Get to know our galaxy with an astronomy-themed, hands-on activity. Scholars watch an informative video, answer questions, and construct a model of the Milky Way in order to examine its contents and the distance inside it.  
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What Is the Milky Way?

For Students Pre-K - 5th Standards
The Milky Way is the focus of an engaging video that details the galaxy in which we live, equipped with an energetic host, a cartoon sidekick, and eye-catching graphics.   
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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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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 Milky Way: A Mere Cloud in the Cosmos

For Students 8th - 10th
In this galaxy worksheet, students calculate the volume of the Milky Way Galaxy, they determine the total mass, the density and the volume of the Milky Way Galaxy. They also solve 2 problems about the volume and size of the universe in...
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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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Build Your Own Galaxy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't just look at pictures of the Milky Way galaxy, build it with this hands-on activity in which scientists recreate the galaxy we live in.
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Nebula and Star Birth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Travel to the giant nebula 9GC3603 with Dr. J. He'll take you along and explain what astronomers have found in this distant arm our of own Milky Way Galaxy. Gorgeous images of star birth, clusters, and a blue super giant are shown. This...
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Our Neighborhood in the Milky Way

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this Milky Way galaxy worksheet, learners are given a table of distances and angles of nebulae and star clusters from the sun. Students plot each one on a piece of paper and solve 2 problems using the data.
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Magpies across the milky way

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make origami birds after studying about Asian legends and culture. In this Asian legends lesson plan, students also learn about Asian art, constellations, and the Milky Way Galaxy.
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The Milky Way and Beyond

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students consider the scale of the Milky Way Galaxy. In this Milky Way instructional activity, students hypothesize the length of time necessary to cross the Milky Way.
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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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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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Galaxies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The first thing to note is that this lesson was written for use in a parochial school. Even if you are in a non-religious setting, however, the website exploration of galaxies and the accompanying worksheet make for an engaging...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Fourth and fifth graders will love showing what they know about the planets and our solar system. This game is fashioned after "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" and has the class work through fifteen different solar system related...
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Our Community's Place Among the Stars

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
But isn't the Milky Way a candy bar? Lead a detailed discussion on the complex topic of our solar system and the Milky Way Galaxy as the class explores stellar evolution, structure, and investigates the relationship between luminosity...
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Bellwork Week 20-Space Science

For Students 7th - 9th
In this space worksheet, students answer questions about the size comparison of the moon, Earth, Solar System, Virgo Cluster, Milky Way Galaxy, and Universe, they answer questions about the Milky Way Galaxy and they sketch the life cycle...
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Galaxies Galore, Games and More

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students practice skills used in scientific investigation while studying the three main types of galaxies. Students identify Earth as part of Milky Way galaxy, the parts of galaxies, and the types of galaxies, as well as classify...
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Black Holes...V

For Students 9th - 12th
For this black hole worksheet, students read about the black hole in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy called Sagittarius A and observe a Chandra image of the area where the black hole exists. Students solve two problems which include...
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The Future of the Milky Way

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm ideas about the future of our galaxy. In this space science lesson, students research the three main events happening in the Milky Way. They write a report about their findings.

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