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How big, really, is our universe? This is the focus of a video that explains our universe is so big, that nobody really even knows how big it is.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members research the next closest galaxy to the Milky Way
Classroom Considerations

  • The 11th in a series of 15 videos that discuss the sun and its influence on Earth
  • Concepts from the previous videos are reviewed at the beginning of the episode
  • Using objects, an investigation demonstrates the relative size of our solar system and how it fits into the Milky Way Galaxy, and how the galaxy fits into our universe
Pros

  • Designed for Next Generation Science Standards
Cons

  • None
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