The Big Bang Theory and Red-Shift

The universe is getting bigger and bigger! A video features an instructor explaining the Big Bang Theory and gives evidence to show the universe is still expanding. Discussion includes the doppler effect and the red-shift in the light spectra. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Pause the video at key moments and ask for clarifying questions
  • Develop a note taking guide with content questions for learners to complete as they watch the video
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects an understanding of the spectrum of light
  • The lesson marks the 15th in a series of 49
Pros

  • Explains new vocabulary when introduced in the lesson, helping learners grasp the concept
  • Animations are a great way to teach the material as well as keep viewers entertained
Cons

  • None
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