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212 reviewed resources for universe stars galaxies

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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,...
12:05
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Galaxies, Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th
Sometimes fuzzy, sometimes irregularly shaped—and occasionally cannibalistic? These are just a few of the remarkable galactic facts contained in a short video that's sure to amaze! The narrator describes the four main types of galaxies,...
3:56
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The Biggest Stars in the Galaxy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Study the giants of our universe with a video lesson. A descriptive lesson from a solar system playlist compares hypergiant stars to other bodies in our galaxy. The lesson instructor explains the origin and the composition of these...
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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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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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Life and Death of Stars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There are 200-400 billion stars in our galaxy alone! Here, scholars explore the continuous cycle of a star's birth, life, and death. Individuals also take a look at black holes, created from this cycle, through videos and by creating...
12:56
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Neutron Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
This is one heavy video! Introduce the topic of neutron stars with a brief but informative resource. Young astronomers discover the history of neutron star research, the conditions present in and around a neutron star, and the...
6:29
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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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The Fastest Runaway Star in the Galaxy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's one in every group! It turns out there are rouge stars in our universe that don't follow the rules. An episode of an extensive solar system playlist describes the behavior of hypervelocity stars and how they interact in our...
6:06
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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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The Smallest Star in the Universe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
They may be small, but probably still mighty! The characteristics of what astronomers have defined as stars have a minimum size requirement. The tiniest stars pack a lot into a small package—and still have all the properties of their...
3:24
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Extreme Hypothetical Stars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
They should exist ... but do they really? Scientists use what they know to predict what should and should not exist. An installment of a larger solar system series looks at the scientific prediction of different stars that have yet to be...
10:35
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Star Clusters

For Students 6th - 12th
Take your class to the next level of star gazing and introduce them to star clusters with an entertaining video. The narrator explains the differences between open and globular star clusters. Pupils also discover the ages and orbiting...
4:12
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Hardcore Metal Stars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Astronomers classify all elements that are not hydrogen or helium as metals. Their "heaviness" causes turbulence that may form metal stars. An installment of a comprehensive solar system series explains how scientists believe these stars...
4:17
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How Much of Me Is "Star Stuff?"

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sugar and spice and everything nice ... and a little bit of star stuff! An enthusiastic presentation describes the elemental makeup of the human body and how these materials originated in a red giant star. As an episode of a larger solar...
5:45
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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...
4:46
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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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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...
14:36
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Exploring the Universe: Crash Course Big History #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
According to Carl Sagan, we are all made of star particles. The second video in a series of 16 explains what happened after the big bang. It discusses cosmic background radiation, chemistry, galaxies, heavy elements, and the creation of...
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Just How Far is That Star?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils often wonder how we know the distance to various stars. Starting with a thought experiment and progressing to a physical experiment, they determine the brightness and distance to various stars. The evaluation requires critical...
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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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Make a Star Wars Folder Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Star Wars is the theme of a hands-on activity that challenges scholars to design a board game equipped with written instructions. Following a whole-class discussion, participants work collaboratively or independently to make, test, and...
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The Universe

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science activity, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to complete the crossword puzzle relating to the universe. There are 16 clues to solve in the puzzle.
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Study Jams! The Universe

For Students 4th - 8th
Take your kids on a trip through the universe as they explore galaxies, solar systems, stars, and more. Watch the short video, then have learners show their knowledge with the included quiz. Supplement the video by having teams build a...

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