Tour of the Universe

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Understanding the size of the universe and its many galaxies challenges perceptions, and this visual journey through the universe helps create a scale. Starting from Earth and going out past our galaxy, thus backwards in time, the entire observable universe appears. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Assign one of the discussion questions as a written reflection
Classroom Considerations
  • Available for streaming only
  • Requires reading text because there is no narration
  • Part of the larger PBS 9-12 Space series
  • Created in collaboration with NASA
  • Includes background reading, teaching tips, and discussion questions
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