Multi-Wavelength Astronomy

Take a look at astronomy through the light lens. From radio to gamma, light waves exist in every corner of the universe. An enlightening PowerPoint presentation gives an overview of the different categories of light and then discusses where to spot them in space. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Edit the presentation to focus on your curriculum objectives
  • Include graphs comparing the different wavelengths of light
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a strong understanding of the structure of the solar system, galaxy, and universe
Pros

  • Incorporates humor to add interest to the lesson
  • A thorough explanation of the different wavelengths of light in the universe
Cons

  • None
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