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88 resources with the concept the milky way galaxy

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Let's Go To Space! - SciShow Kids

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Take a journey to outer space with a collection of 18 captivating videos by SciShow Kids. Videos cover a variety of topics related to space and astronomy, and showcase key terms and real-world images.  The host, Jessi, and her cartoon...
10:14
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Spinning Black Holes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is the spin of a black hole important? Scholars explore spinning black holes and how they relate to momentum, matter, and mass. They investigate the different parameters that are used to measure black holes by understanding how they...
5:29
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First Image of a Black Hole!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have scholars ever wondered what a black hole looks like? See the first image of a massive black hole and learn about what a black hole is, how it forms, and how telescopes took images from around the world. The video then relates the...
7:14
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What Is Farthest Away?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's difficult to believe in what you cannot see. A video presentation outlines evidence to convince scholars of the idea that there is no end to the universe. A video takes viewers on a trip through history to show learners how our...
6:06
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Meet Icarus: The Farthest Star We've Ever Seen

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Baby stars on the outside of the galaxy allow the Milky Way to grow. One installment of a larger SciShow Space series shares the details of the growth and the rate of change in the galaxy. It also explains how scientists found the...
5:42
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3 Things We Still Don't Understand about the Milky Way

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Oops, something bumped into us! Scientists research what bumped into our galaxy, when, and where it went after the collision. Part of a larger SciShow Space series, an interesting video presents three mysteries, including the collision....
4:30
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How Moon Rocks Revolutionized Astronomy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The solar system is more than 4.5 billion years old. What we know about the age of space bodies is thanks to the moon rocks collected over 50 years ago. An episode of the SciShow Space series breaks down the concept of relative dating to...
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How Do We Know What the Milky Way Looks Like?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine describing what something looks like when you've only seen it from the inside. That's the task astronomers tackle when describing the shape and characteristics of the Milky Way. Using a combination of physics and mathematics,...
4:00
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New Clues to the Structure of the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Evidence suggests that Pluto has undergone polar wander. A video instructor explains how Pluto's axis of rotation may have changed and how this is possible. The lesson focuses on the science behind the discovery and what it tells...
5:31
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The Milky Way May Have a Disk of Black Holes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
With better technology comes better information. An interesting video presentation discusses the evidence that makes scientists believe black holes exist in our galaxy. The narrator explains what a black hole is and how one forms.
5:35
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How Many Galaxies Are There?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Could there really be over 200 billion galaxies? It turns out the number may be closer to two trillion galaxies! A video presentation discusses the existence of galaxies in the universe. The narrator explains how scientists make their...
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Other Galaxies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Milky Way belongs to a cluster of galaxies called the local group and it could be considered our neighborhood! Use the PowerPoint to present information on the different galaxy types, both local and farther away. Scholars learn how...
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Milky Way Galaxy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There is more about the Milky Way that scientists don't know than what they do know—that leaves a lot to discover! A thorough lesson presentation explores the components of the Milky Way Galaxy and their behaviors. 
4:50
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Observing the Center of the Milky Way

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists know about a super massive black hole, more than four million times the mass of the sun, at the center of the galaxy. As one part of a video series, astronomers explain this discovery and the many tools used to confirm it....
5:08
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The Sun's Center Is 39,000 Years Younger Than Its Surface

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the theory of relativity in relation to spacetime! An intriguing lesson explains the concept of spacetime and how time does not change at the same rate for everyone. As a lesson in a larger solar system playlist, the video...
4:59
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Zombie Stars Discovered!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The walking dead of the sky have been discovered! As a recent discovery, much is yet to be determined, but it is clear zombie stars do exist. An episode of a larger solar system playlist explains how a special supernova leaves behind...
3:28
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Does the Sun Have Long-Lost Siblings?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sun is missing a few branches from its family tree! A fact-filled lesson from a solar system playlist describes the characteristics of our sun that help identify its siblings. Stars that form from the same cloud typically have the...
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The Biggest Stars in the Galaxy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Study the giants of our universe with a video lesson. A descriptive lesson from a solar system playlist compares hypergiant stars to other bodies in our galaxy. The lesson instructor explains the origin and the composition of these...
4:20
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400 Million New Stars in Our Galaxy!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The greater the technology, the better our understanding of our galaxy. An intriguing lesson from a solar system video series discusses the discoveries of the Gaia space observatory. With the release of the first 3D map of the Milky Way,...
5:28
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The Star That Trolled Astronomers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is it a bird, or a plane, or a blinking star? Scientists discovered in 1967 what they later determined to be a pulsing star. An episode of a larger solar system playlist discusses the chemistry behind the existence of this type of star.
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The Mysterious Origins of Our Galaxy's Fastest Stars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many phenomena in space are yet beyond scientific explanation. An episode of a video series on the solar system discusses two recent topics of interest: Uranus' magnetic field and hypervelocity stars. The presenter explains what we know...
7:45
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How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity.

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine living in a neighborhood where the houses on your street keep moving farther away until your house is the only one in the reachable vicinity. That's what is happening in our universe, except your house is our galaxy, and the...
4:46
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Why Is The Universe So Empty? (ft. PHD Comics!)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the structure of the universe! An educational video demonstrates the gravitational consequences of different astronomical structures. The presenter starts with the creation of the universe and explains how energy and forces...
7:20
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The Solar System—Our Home in Space

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The first man-made object to enter space happened in 1942; just 71 years later, we sent the first object outside the entire solar system. The video introduces the solar system, starting with the sun. It covers each planet, the more...