Big Bang Theory Teacher Resources
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Big Bang Theory: Gun Control
Though dated with references to the Bush Administration, this activity would be a good way to discuss current issues, particularly gun control. Using an article from The New York Times (linked to this activity), students answer discussion questions about gun control.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads
Bang! You're Alive!-Ocean Exploration
Learners explore plate tectonics, the "Big Bang" theory and Earth's history through geological evidence. In 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 25 Views 103 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 26 Views 31 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
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
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
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
Exploring the Big Bang with the LHC
In this Big Bang Theory instructional activity, learners read about how scientists simulate the original Big Bang conditions using atom smashers. Students solve 4 problems given about the Big Bang. They find the average collision energy of particles at that time, they find the number of seconds after the Big Bang that the particles collided with given energy and they determine how long it took to achieve given temperatures after the Big Bang.
9th - 12th Math 19 Views 104 Downloads
Galaxies, Part 2 of 3
Part two of this three-part series asks us to think what life would be like if we lived in a binary star system. We are also introduced to black holes and Einstein's theory of relativity. A great clip shown in its three-part entirety or on its own.
8 mins 4th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 1/5
Erratics, or drop-stones, are geographic abnormalities. Large stones that appear in unlikely places point to glacial movement. Lava flow also helps scientists determine timing of multiple Ice Ages. Watch this clip along with the four that follow in your earth science class.
9 seconds 6th - 9th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Cyclic Universe: Worlds Without End
Learners 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