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Expanding the Universe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When Einstein first heard the theory of the expanding universe, he dismissed it as bad physics. Now scholars learn about the theory and how scientists prove it has merit. Through a hands-on simulation and videos, class members measure...
4:39
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The Death of the Universe

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
We have all heard about the Big Bang and other theories about how the universe began, but how will it end? Cosmologists study dark matter and dark energy to try to figure out the answer to this mind-blowing question. This topic is a...
4:56
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The True Science of Parallel Universes

For Students 9th - 12th
Worlds within worlds! Do parallel universes really exist? Science pupils journey into the unknown in a short, narrated video that describes and explains three theoretical types of parallel universes using simple animations. The narrator...
4:01
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Picture of the Big Bang (a.k.a. Oldest Light in the Universe)

For Students 9th - 12th
Everyone knows the Big Bang Theory ... but, then what happened? Go beyond the bang in an illustrated video that discusses the after effects of the event that set our universe in motion. Physics scholars discover how the creation of...
16:39
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Radius of Observable Universe

For Students 9th - 12th
The concept of the universe can be incredibly complicated on a physical and mathematical level. Yet Salman Khan is able to explain ideas that lead to conclusions of universe size. He uses intriguing diagrams and presents information that...
4:14
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Is There a Center of the Universe?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Galaxies and the Expanding Universe

For Students 7th - 9th
In this galaxies and the universe worksheet, students 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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The Expanding Universe

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils explore the expanding universe.  In this science lesson, students use balloons to model the expansion of the universe. Pupils take measurements of the balloon expansion and answer questions directed to develop their...
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The Universe

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Young scientists create a simulation of Hubble's law. Introducing the Big Bang Theory using balloons and a simple lab worksheet, scholars complete a data table and perform analysis.
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Modeling the Big Bang Theory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young astronomers learn about the Big Bang Theory and redshift through a hands-on activity in the last installment of a three-part series. Participants draw dots on balloons and then inflate them to model how galaxies moved farther apart...
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Raisin Bread Universe

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is the universal breakfast? The resource includes two activities, the first one observing oatmeal to understand the texture of the universe. Then, scholars measure raisin bread dough before and after it rises to represent the...
1:20
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The Big Bang Theory and Red-Shift

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The universe is getting bigger and bigger! A video features an instructor explaining the Big Bang Theory and gives evidence to show the universe is still expanding. Discussion includes the doppler effect and the red-shift in the light...
13:11
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Will the Universe Expand Forever?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists from Newton to Friedmann debated the future of the universe. Many scientists thought the universe might collapse on itself in a big crunch, but new mathematical models finally gave us an official answer. The Space Time video,...
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Explosion of a Universe

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the origin of the universe. In this earth science activity, students observe teacher demonstrations and connect them to the big bang theory. They explain what the Hubble Law is all about.
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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Cosmic Microwave Background

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Begin your next class with a BANG! Pupils discuss the formation of our universe and its expansion before proceeding with an activity designed to demonstrate what most likely occurred billions of years ago. They conclude with a discussion...
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Space: The Universe As We Know It!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students simulate the Big Bang. In this lesson on the origin of our universe, students role play to show how the Big Bang explosion may have created our universe.
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Theories, Hypothesis, Laws, Facts & Beliefs

For Students 8th - 10th
In this scientific statements worksheet, students are given 35 statements and they are to identify if each statement is a fact, law, hypothesis, theory or belief.
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The Universe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe what scientists mean by an "expanding universe" in their own words. They explain how scientists comprehend the universie is expanding. Students comprehend the vast scale of the universe. They comprehend how theory...
13:22
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The Big Bang, Cosmology Part 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Send your space scientists out with a bang! An out-of-this-world video teaches young astronomers about the origin of the universe. The narrator describes the birth of The Big Bang Theory and the physicists and star gazers that...
7:45
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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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The Elegant Universe Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Brian Greene's The Elegant Universe. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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History of the Universe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers describe how the universe was formed. In this astronomy lesson, students listen and respond to questions in a PowerPoint lesson that includes various theories about how the universe was created.
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The Beginning of the Universe, For Beginners

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Cosmology is the study of how our universe evolves. The big bang theory is introduced as the beginning of everything we know. Particle physicists attempt to simulate early universe conditions and apply the results to a time when all of...