Measuring Speed in the Universe

In this measuring speed in the universe activity, students use photographs of 3 astronomical phenomena including supernova explosions, coronal mass ejections and solar flare shock waves to find how fast they move. The photographs show the time intervals and give scaling clues in order to help calculate their speeds.

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Grade
8th - 10th
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Math
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