Big Bang Theory Teacher Resources
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Bang! You're Alive!-Ocean Exploration
Students explore plate tectonics, the "Big Bang" theory and Earth's history through geological evidence. For this understanding Earth's history lesson plan, students complete a 20 question worksheet on the history of Earth including a time line of Earth's major events.
9th - 12th Science 24 Views 102 Downloads
Big Bang Theory: Gun Control
Though dated with references to the Bush Administration, this lesson would be a good way to discuss current issues, particularly gun control. Using an article from The New York Times (linked to this lesson), students answer discussion questions about gun control.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads
Modeling the Big Bang and the Formation of the Universe
Sixth graders conduct an experiment to understand the Big Bang Theory. For this Big Bang Theory lesson, 6th graders will observe a balloon with confetti popping to emulate and analyze information related tot he Big Bang theory. Students record the results of the experiment.
6th Science 27 Views 65 Downloads
The Big Bang Theory
Evidence for the Big Bang theory, the definition of galaxies, the life cycle of stars, and Kepler's laws are some of the several concepts covered in this PowerPoint. Sort through the many topics, pick and choose those that most apply to your lesson for the day, and make alterations or rearrange as desired, but definitely check out the straightforward slides in this set.
8th - 9th Science 25 Views 31 Downloads
Cyclic Universe: Worlds Without End
Students compare and contrast the Big Bang Theory and the Cyclic Universe Model. They explain basic properties of the univers which make life possible. They evaluate ideas about the origin of the universe as to their scientific value.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 58 Downloads
The Big Bang-Cosmic Expansion
In this Big Bang learning exercise, students are given the equation used to determine the rate at which the universe is expanding according to the Big Bang theory. Students solve 4 problems using this equation. They find the integral for time, they find the integral for the Inflationary Universe and the matter-dominated universe and they find the formula for Hubble's Constant for each of these situations.
12th - Higher Ed Math 12 Views 69 Downloads
Galaxies, Part 3 of 3
Part three concludes "A Practical Guide to the Universe," completing the description of the Big Bang Theory and what it means. This episode touches on light travel, light speed, and what that means in relation to what we see. While this clip answers many questions, it also poses them, in terms of what we know through science and theory.
8 mins 4th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
A Brief History of Life: How Did Everything Begin?
Addressing the idea of intelligent design, as well as a number of creation myths, this presentation gives a measured and scientific perspective to the beginning of the world. It includes a graphic on the Big Bang Theory, evolution, and the emergence of Homo Sapiens.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Big Bang Theory
Pupils explore the Big Bang Theory and discover how it can be used to explain the origin of the universe. In this Big Bang Theory instructional activity, students use a balloon with colored paper inside, blow it up and pop it, group the colored pieces based on where they landed, graph the results and then analyze the distribution as they relate to the Big Bang Theory.
8th - 9th Math 9 Views 60 Downloads
Exploring Big Bang Evidence
Ninth graders examine scientific evidence on The Big Bang Theory. This instructional activity provides inquiry activities for some, but not all, lines of evidence for The Big Bang. Students will apply research guidelines to access scientifically valid evidence via library and/or Internet searches.
9th Science 11 Views 84 Downloads
Is There a Center of the Universe?
The history of our understanding of the center of the universe is explored through this film. The ideas of Aristotle, Copernicus, Bruno, Descartes, and Herschel are included, as well as the new discoveries that have helped the theories evolve.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science 19 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable