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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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
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 Why Is The Universe So Empty? (ft. PHD Comics!)
Explore the structure of the universe! An educational video demonstrates the gravitational consequences of different astronomical structures. The presenter starts with the creation of the universe and explains how energy and forces...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Happens at the Edge of the Universe?
The cosmic even horizon of the universe is closer to us than the particle horizon. Space Time's Cosmology playlist tackles this and other complex concepts about the universe. The video discusses how the scientists define the edge of the...
10 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Galaxies From Nothing
Space can never be truly empty because fields occupy the seemingly empty space. Another installment of the Veritasium playlist attempts to explain the science of the creation of the galaxies. By referencing the quantum fluctuations, the...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Small Are We in the Scale of the Universe?
There are so many galaxies in the universe that the vast majority of them are too distant for the human eye to perceive. An astronomy video discusses the Hubble Telescope's Deep Field image from 1995 and the eXtreme Deep Field image...
4 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