A Teacher's Guide to the Universe

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Astronomers only observe four percent of the universe as the rest hides in darkness. The size, shape, and movement of the universe are the focus for an long-term high school unit. Its 43 lessons include hands-on experiments, direct instruction, discussion, and more.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Update the sections as you go with the more recent findings about each topic
  • Challenge scholars to teach one lesson from the unit to younger students
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of the planets, the scale of our solar system, and the Big Bang Theory
Pros

  • Offers many resources including books, websites, and links to lab supplies
  • Includes photographs and pictures to enhance most lessons
Cons

  • Some links no longer work