Cosmic Microwave Background Explained

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. 

7 Views 6 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Additional Tags
Instructional Ideas
  • Tune a radio to listen to the background static
  • Review the electromagnetic spectrum to ensure pupils have a strong understanding before watching the video
Classroom Considerations
  • Relies on prior knowledge of electromagnetic waves and visible light waves
Pros
  • Includes closed captioning in English for visual learners
  • Requires very little class time
Cons
  • None