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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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Build Your Own Galaxy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't just look at pictures of the Milky Way galaxy, build it with this hands-on activity in which scientists recreate the galaxy we live in.
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Galaxies, Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th
Sometimes fuzzy, sometimes irregularly shaped—and occasionally cannibalistic? These are just a few of the remarkable galactic facts contained in a short video that's sure to amaze! The narrator describes the four main types of galaxies,...
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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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Galaxy Flashcards

For Students 3rd - 6th
On two pages you will find the pictures of 19 different galaxies and a Hubble "Tuning Ford" diagram. Print these out on cardstock and let primary space scientists use them to identify the three different types: spiral, elliptical, and...
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Black Holes: Creation & Consumption of Galaxies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Black holes are thought to play an important role in the formation of spiral galaxies, like our own. This clip explains how gravity and mass work together with the black hole phenomena to create and consume stars and galaxies.
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Galaxies to Scale

For Students 9th - 12th
In this scales and galaxies activity, learners solve 7 problems including finding the size of galaxies in comparison to other galaxies and drawing scale models of the given galaxies to show their relative sizes and shapes.
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Cosmic Bar Graphs

For Students 8th - 10th
In this cosmic bar graph worksheet, students solve 2 problems using given bar graphs that plot the number of galaxies vs. the galaxy type and the number of gamma-ray bursts vs. the burst classification. Students find the fraction of...
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Dark Matter: How Does it Explain a Star's Speed?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Studying spiral galaxies can make your head spin! With this video, find out how astronomers calculate a galaxy's rotational speed, and how the prediction that the outermost stars slow down does not seem to be true. The mystery may be...
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The Milky Way

For Students 6th - 12th
Where does Earth fit in the grand scheme of things? Find out in an intriguing video filled with facts and beautiful images! Learners journey to the center of the Milky Way to discover how our galaxy works. The narrator describes the...
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Galaxies

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the structure and content of galaxies. Through discussion, lab, and hands-on activities, they discover the general structure of the three types of galaxies as well as the effect they have on the structure and...
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Rotation Velocity of a Galaxy

For Students 9th - 11th
In this orbit of stars in galaxies worksheet, students are given an equation that models the orbital speeds of stars as they relate to their distance from the nucleus of a galaxy. Students solve 5 problems using this equation and...
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The Milky Way Galaxy

For Students 7th - 9th
In this galaxy instructional activity, students read three paragraphs about the Milky Way galaxy and answer questions about its size and the location of our solar system in the galaxy.
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Telescope as Time Machine

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
This resource provides an explanation of NASA's GALEX mission and how the space-based telescope can view distant galaxies as they were billions of years ago. The resource also discusses the other aspects of galaxies that GALEX is able to...
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Exploring a Galaxy

For Students 9th - 11th
For this galaxy worksheet, students use the Internet or other resources to answer 13 questions about the galaxy NGC-1232. They are given a photograph of the galaxy to help determine the width and diameter of certain regions of the galaxy.
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The Milky Way and Beyond

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students consider the scale of the Milky Way Galaxy. For this Milky Way lesson, students hypothesize the length of time necessary to cross the Milky Way.
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Galaxies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils use the provided website to classify galaxies after exploring information about elliptical, spiral, lenticular, and irregular galaxies and using the Hubble Tuning Fork.
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A Galaxy Up Close

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Sombrero Galaxy instructional activity, students observe infrared images taken by the Spitzer Infrared Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope. They answer 9 questions about the details of the images such as the radius of the...
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Milky Way Galaxies

For Teachers K
Students explore the Milky Way galaxy. They discuss what the Milky Way is and what is found within the galaxy. Students create a pattern of stars using paint and styrofoam cups.
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Types of Galaxies

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders take a quiz to review the different objects in space. As a class, they define terms related to galaxies. In groups, they make a model of the Milky Way galaxy using materials provided to them by their teacher. To end the...
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Hunting for galaxies in the Hubble Deep Field

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine Hubble Deep Field images. In this galaxy classification lesson, students research galaxy classification. Students view and classify Hubble Deep field images of galaxies.
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What's in Our Universe?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was the universe created or has it always existed? Here is a five-part series about the origin and evolution of our universe. To start, part one looks at celestial objects and allows pupils to discuss and share their knowledge about...
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Cosmology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The past, the present, and the future ... there's so much to discover about the galaxy. Scholars learn about the creation of the universe, its current structure, and how it is changing. The PowerPoint presentation begins with a...
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Calculating Arc Lengths of Simple Functions-I

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this calculating arc lengths worksheet, students are given 4 simple functions and they use the Pythagorean Theorem and the basic techniques of calculus to find the arc-length formula in order to find the arc-length.

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