The Milky Way Galaxy

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Just how big is the galaxy? Learners read information about the size of the Milky Way galaxy to better comprehend its size. Pupils develop an understanding of the number of stars in the galaxy by finding just how big a billion is and learn that the galaxy is known by other names in different parts of the world.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use as a remote learning resource to study about the Milky Way and other galaxies
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals should understand powers of 10
  • Requires estimation skills
Pros
  • Contains links to some key terms in the reading
  • Includes information about the different types of galaxies
Cons
  • One of the website pages has a background that makes it difficult to read the text
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