Students research the constellations and discuss their findings. Then they construct their own maps of the galaxy using paper, black paint, aluminum foil, etc. They make a 3-D map of their chosen constellation.
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Dark Matter: How Does it Explain a Star's Speed?
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...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
To Infinity And Beyond: A Unit on Space
Young scholars examine relationship between universe, galaxies and solar systems, discuss what life might be like on other planets of our solar system, and explore how our lives would change if Earth's rotation, revolution, or position...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts