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85 resources with the keyterm universe

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Planet PowerPoint Lesson

For Teachers 4th
Looking for a good, technology-based science lesson for your 3rd graders? This lesson is worth a look! They will utilize PowerPoint to create a presentation for the class on a planet of their choice. They also use document cameras, a...
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Planets on Parade

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Review all of the planets in our solar system with this informative PowerPoint. Each planet is listed on its own slide, accompanied by facts and an image. There are three multiple choice question listed at the end of the presentation.
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What Is the Universe?

For Students 7th - 12th
Viewers will be able to differentiate between the whole universe and the observable universe, and tell what comprises the observable universe. If you are about to embark on a journey through parallel universes or quantum physics, this...
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Study Jams! The Universe

For Students 4th - 8th
Take your kids on a trip through the universe as they explore galaxies, solar systems, stars, and more. Watch the short video, then have learners show their knowledge with the included quiz. Supplement the video by having teams build a...
11:03
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Big Bang Introduction

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal explains the Big Bang and the spatial concepts of infinity versus a 'sphere' of expanding matter in detail.
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Birth of the Universe, Part 3/4

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Part three of this four-part series on the origins of the universe describes the radiation that can be heard in static radio signals and the other amazing remnants left today that were around at the time the universe was born. Stars,...
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The Universe - Alien Planets 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine pulsars, what they are, and what life would be like on a planet near a pulsar. Part four describes proto-planets, primordial planets, young stars, gravitational pull, and what life could be like for extra-solar worlds.
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The Universe - Alien Planets 3/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part three of this five-part series completes a full description of what seasons are like on the planet orbiting the star Fomalhaut. Discover the "Goldilocks Zone," the conditions needed for life, and bacteria on Earth that can live in...
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The Universe - Alien Planets 2/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part two to of this five-part series continues to examine the science and explain the process by which planets are born. Orbit, star birth, planet evaporation, and life on other planets are all covered.
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The Universe - Alien Planets 1/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This five-part series examines the discoveries found in the constellation Pegasus. Fomalhaut, a star the size of our sun was discovered to have a planet. See the series events from the launch of the Hubble Space Observatory to the...
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Birth of the Universe, Part 4/4

For Teachers 7th - 12th
One of our most helpful tools in understanding the universe is the Hubble Space Telescope. Part four concludes this series with a story about the issues and triumphs of the Hubble Space Telescope. The elements of the universe and where...
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The Universe - Alien Planets 5/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The final part in the series, it concludes the story of life on extra-solar planets. Scientists examine the water on Earth, the moon Europa, and super Earths made only of water, found in extra-solar systems. Learn about alien chemistry,...
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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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The Privileged Planet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this universe learning exercise, 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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Black Holes

For Teachers 7th - 11th
The images in this PowerPoint are really appealing and there are some definitions. However, the information is incomplete, so you would have to either add explanations or use this purely for review. Different types of galaxies are...
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Solar System Book Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young astronomers create a six-chapter book on their choice of heavenly bodies. This is technically not a solar system project in that they can include dwarf planets, black holes, and other celestial entities that are outside of our...
3:07
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Stunning Portrait of the Milky Way Galaxy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
NASA was able to capture an image of our Milky Way galaxy that helps scientists better understand its composition and stellar evolution. A very clear narrator describes what the image shows and what it means to science and our galaxy.
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Size Does Matter

For Teachers 7th - 12th
View this short clip and discover how small our universe is in comparison to the universe at large. The vastness of space is posed as analogous to the sands found on the beach. Scientists think that there are more stars in the universe...
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Beyond Einstein: Part I

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part one of this short two-part series begins with a review of Einstein's theories and what they mean to the world as we know it. This clip delves into the "Beyond Einstein" program which NASA created to further Einstein's theories. This...
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3 Questions: Hubble's Universe

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Dave, a Discovery News reporter, asks a top space scientist three questions about the universe. This is a short video that will give learners an opportunity to understand what Hubble does, what it hopes to see on its next mission, and...
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Beyond Einstein: Part II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Go deeper with the NASA program "Beyond Einstein" and discover the scientific foundations that are used along side observations to prove theories Einstein never dreamed of. This is part two of a two-part series on NASA's newest programs...
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Galaxies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The first thing to note is that this lesson was written for use in a parochial school. Even if you are in a non-religious setting, however, the website exploration of galaxies and the accompanying worksheet make for an engaging...
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Blast Off Into Space

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars explore the vastness of the universe and identify terms used to describe solar systems. They take a tour of our sun and its neighbors and discover how spacecrafts can fly and then use their imaginations to draw and color a...
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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...