Galaxies and the Universe
In this galaxies worksheet, students review 12 terms associated with the Milky Way and galaxies in general. Students fill in the blank of 12 statements.
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Determining the Nature, Size, and Age of the Universe
Prompt scholars to discover the expansion of the universe themselves. Using photographs of other galaxies, they measure and then graph the size and distance of each. Finally, they draw conclusions and prove the universe is expanding.
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Coma Cluster of Galaxies
Scientists classify everything from the smallest cells to the largest galaxies, but how do they decide on a classification system? Scholars use 40 pictures of galaxies taken by the Hubble Space Telescope to sort and try creating their...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Picture of the Big Bang (a.k.a. Oldest Light in the Universe)
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...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
The Death of the Universe
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...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Cosmic Rays Help Us Understand the Universe
You may not realize it, but the earth is constantly receiving messages from all over outer space. Follow along as this video investigates how these cosmic rays carry information that can help humans better understand the composition of...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable