Black Holes Explained—From Birth to Death

If a black hole suddenly replaced our sun, would we be sucked into it? The video answers this question and many others about black holes. It details the life cycle of a black hole and what would happen if you went into one.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Learn more about Hawking radiation
  • Pre-teach the number googol, as many pupils aren't familiar with it
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of mass, distance, and diameter
Pros

  • Provides subtitles in almost 40 languages so all can access the material
  • Uses drawings and comparisons to increase understanding of the content
Cons

  • None