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Galaxies and the Expanding Universe

For Students 7th - 9th
For this galaxies and the universe worksheet, learners are given 8 clues about galaxies of the universe, spectrographs, and the theory of the universe expanding. They write the answer to each in given blanks with boxed letters. They...
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Radius of Observable Universe (Correction)

For Students 9th - 12th
A two-minute video corrects a slight error in the previous Khan Academy video about the observable universe. Sal points out that 300,000 years does not really have an impact on the number 13.7 billion, or the estimated time of the Big Bang.
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Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe

For Students 4th - 12th
Interactive e-articles, graphic imagery, and high-quality video take you on a journey from the minuscule to the immeasurable! From the subatomic level, to the immense expanse of the universe, this will keep you occupied and learning...
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String Theory and the Hidden Structures of the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When we take things apart, we can learn how they work. Physicist Clifford Johnson explains how we break down all objects into elementary particles of matter and forces. Patterns have been identified with the particles, the existence dark...
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A 3D Atlas of the Universe

For Students 9th - 12th
Hear a lecture by Carter Emmart, director of Astrovisualization for production and education at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. He introduces an astounding software that serves as a...
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are so many medieval buildings still standing today? And, how did ancient builders learn such skills? Discover the amazing feats of medieval engineers with part 11 in a 15-installment History of Science series. The narrator describes...
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The Universe Beyond

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, middle schoolers use basic scientific concepts to complete the series of puzzles that are intended to increase science literacy about some of the common vocabulary used for the study of the universe.
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University of the State of New York: Grade 4 Science Test

For Teachers 4th
In this New York University grade 4 science test, 4th graders complete 40 multiple choice questions covering a wide range of grade 4 science concepts.
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Identifying Themes in Literature

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
If your language arts learners have a hard time determining the universal theme of a written work, use a straightforward instructional activity to help them find it. After reviewing a list of common themes, kids note the title,...
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Are Gay Rights "Special"?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Inspire critical thinking with this activity, which prompts students to compare lesbian, gat, bisexual, and transgender rights with the rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. By collecting topical articles about...
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WebQuest Solar System Colonization Project 2000

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the livability of different planets in the universe by researching and organizing information from a number of sources in this unit project. They decide on a location for a space station which they support in an...
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Lesson: The Power of Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Universal themes found throughout the world in the form of stories is the topic of today's lesson. Upper graders analyze the cultural context of the Mithila piece, Hanuman. They consider the universal themes the image depicts and how the...
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The Privileged Planet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this universe activity, students read an article titled The Priviledged Planet about the solar system, and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 13 questions about the article.
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Meet the Universe's Main Attraction ... Gravity

For Students 6th - 12th
Learners read a short description about gravity and what it does and then explore the two ideas about how gravity works. After gaining a better understanding of the concept, individuals participate in a thorough experiment on what would...
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Houston, We Have a Problem! An Introductory Lesson for the unit Stars, Galaxies and the Universe

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The lesson plan would make a stimulating introduction to a space unit. It is highly imaginative and suggests that the teacher darken the room to set the mood and dress as an astronaut. Teams are asked to help solve an imaginary problem...
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Universal Gravitation Exercise Set

For Students 10th - 12th
For this gravitation worksheet, students fill in a table by calculating the force of gravity given the mass of two objects and the distance between them. They also answer three questions related to the Law of Universal Gravitation.
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Universal Gravitation Worksheet

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this universal gravitation worksheet, young scholars answer thirteen questions using the equation for universal gravitation, and force equals mass times acceleration.
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Scale of the Universe II

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How is a dodo bird like a beach ball? Science sleuths discover amazing size comparisons using a hands-on Internet resource. Individuals examine the metric scale of objects and organisms ranging from the smallest possible to the largest...
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Exploring the Universe: Crash Course Big History #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
According to Carl Sagan, we are all made of star particles. The second video in a series of 16 explains what happened after the big bang. It discusses cosmic background radiation, chemistry, galaxies, heavy elements, and the creation of...
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How to Simulate the Universe on Your Laptop

For Students 9th - 12th
Ever grow tired of the traditional uses for laptops? Try this fascinating simulated universe! The video shows a 3-D version of the Millennium Run, then backs it up with a simpler version created in free Adobe software. Young physicists...
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Let's Put You in a Louisiana University

For Teachers 8th
Considering a college search project? After picking a possible career choice, and determining if that career needs a technical college or university education, individuals examine a wide variety of sources and select three schools that...
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Observing the Universe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Galileo is often credited as the inventor of telescopes, but he was just the first to use one to study the night sky. The last installment in a series of five about the Big Bang Theory looks at how scientists explore our universe. Groups...
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Part One: Discovering Universal Themes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this The Catcher in the Rye universal themes worksheet, students define and identify the 8 themes featured in a graphic organizer. In addition, students justify each may be a universal theme.
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Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While science is looking for correct explanations, pseudoscience often fills in the blanks. Pupils explore the relationship between light distance and intensity and graph their data. Then they compare their data to Newton's Law of...