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Birth of the Universe, Part 4/4

For Teachers 7th - 12th
One of our most helpful tools in understanding the universe is the Hubble Space Telescope. Part four concludes this series with a story about the issues and triumphs of the Hubble Space Telescope. The elements of the universe and where...
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Birth of the Universe, Part 3/4

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Part three of this four-part series on the origins of the universe describes the radiation that can be heard in static radio signals and the other amazing remnants left today that were around at the time the universe was born. Stars,...
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Picture of the Big Bang (a.k.a. Oldest Light in the Universe)

For Students 9th - 12th
Everyone knows the Big Bang Theory ... but, then what happened? Go beyond the bang in an illustrated video that discusses the after effects of the event that set our universe in motion. Physics scholars discover how the creation of...
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Why Is the Universe Flat?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can something as vast as the universe also be flat? Go beyond the Big Bang Theory using a video from an expansive physics playlist. Topics include the expansion and inflation of the universe, why opposite sides of the universe are...
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YouTube Video vs. The Universe

For Students 9th - 12th
Our world seems to be a pretty big place ... until you compare it with the rest of the universe. Where does Earth fit in? Space science scholars watch as the narrator uses a tiny pixel to illustrate how much room we take up in space.
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Why is the Universe Flat?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
British astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle first coined the term the Big Bang in 1950. The theory explains much of what we have observed in the universe, but it does leave some things unexplained. The video discusses the Cosmic Inflation theory...
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Introduction to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Human rights became a global focus after decades of war, recovery from war, and uncountable war crimes committed throughout. Social studies class members discuss the Universal Declaration of Human Rights before completing an interactive...
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History of the Universe

For Students 3rd - 5th
Your pupils may believe that you and their parents are the oldest things in the universe, but surprise! There are elements of the universe that are even older. Elementary scientists create a class timeline to demonstrate the expansive...
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What Is the Universe?

For Students 7th - 12th
Viewers will be able to differentiate between the whole universe and the observable universe, and tell what comprises the observable universe. If you are about to embark on a journey through parallel universes or quantum physics, this...
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What Are the Universal Human Rights?

For Students 7th - 12th
Help class members develop an understanding of the complexity of establishing an enunciation of universal human rights, with this short video that overviews the some of the issues involved.
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ESS1A - The Universe and Its Stars

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Is there a broader topic than the study of the universe? A video lesson for teachers provides insight into the progression of lessons on the topic from elementary through high school. Examples and descriptions give teachers solid...
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Expanding the Universe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When Einstein first heard the theory of the expanding universe, he dismissed it as bad physics. Now scholars learn about the theory and how scientists prove it has merit. Through a hands-on simulation and videos, class members measure...
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Identifying Universal Themes Across Cultures

For Teachers 4th Standards
Have your class read the story "The Magic Lake," retold by Liana Romulo, from Filipino Children's Favorite Stories. Guide them to identify the problem, solution, and universal theme. They compare the theme of this story to the theme of...
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The True Science of Parallel Universes

For Students 7th - 12th
There are three models, all unconfirmed, of the possibility of multiverses, or multiple parallel universes. Each are explained in detail, with supportive drawings and diagrams. This is a mind-boggling topic for your astrophysicists to...
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Parallel Universes: Many Worlds

For Students 7th - 12th
Which path will you take in your physics career? Here, the proposed theories for how quantum mechanics meets the real world is explained. Are the many possible outcomes all happening in a universe, far, far away? Inspire aspiring...
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Do We Expand With the Universe?

For Students 7th - 12th
The cat's out of the bag (or off the leash, in this case) regarding the expansion of the universe. In this intriguing episode, the narrator explains that space is expanding, not the objects within it. He also tells how expansion...
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How Big is the Universe?

For Students 9th - 12th
Can you measure the size of something that's getting bigger all the time? It depends upon your perspective! Space scholars discover fundamental facts about our ever-growing universe. The narrator explains the difference between the...
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The True Science of Parallel Universes

For Students 9th - 12th
Worlds within worlds! Do parallel universes really exist? Science pupils journey into the unknown in a short, narrated video that describes and explains three theoretical types of parallel universes using simple animations. The narrator...
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What's in Our Universe?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was the universe created or has it always existed? Here is a five-part series about the origin and evolution of our universe. To start, part one looks at celestial objects and allows pupils to discuss and share their knowledge about...
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Misconceptions About the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Think you know a lot about the universe? You may, or may not, be right! Aspiring astrologists examine our ever-expanding universe with a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator discusses the observable universe, the time it...
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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 Can the Universe Be Flat?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Flat, positively curved, or negatively curved ... what is the true shape of the universe? Scientists use many indirect measurements to base their theories on the shape of the universe. Using an installment from the SciShow Space series,...
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Why Is The Universe So Empty? (ft. PHD Comics!)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the structure of the universe! An educational video demonstrates the gravitational consequences of different astronomical structures. The presenter starts with the creation of the universe and explains how energy and forces...
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What Color is the Universe?

For Students 6th - 12th
What colors are the sun, our galaxy, and the universe? An engaging video provides an overview of each and why what we think we are seeing is often wrong. It provides explanations for how to understand colors that aren't in the visible...