ERIC Number: ED431596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Imagine the Universe! The Anatomy of Black Holes. Probing the Structure & Evolution of the Cosmos. An Information and Activity Booklet. Grades 9-12, 1998-1999.
Whitlock, Laura A.; Granger, Kara C.; Mahon, Jane D.
The information provided in this booklet is meant to give the necessary background information so that the science of black holes can be taught confidently to secondary students. The featured activities can be used to engage and excite students about the topic of black holes in different disciplines and in a number of ways. Activities include: (1) Model a Black Hole; (2) Tin Foil, Balloons, and Black Holes; (3) Gravity Is as Gravity Does; (4) Testing Einstein 101; (5) Crossing the Event Horizon; (6) How Much Do You Know?; (7) Inevitable Mathematics; and (8) So, You Want to Be a Black Hole? A poster and a CD-ROM accompany this guide. (WRM)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Elementary Education, Gravity (Physics), Integrated Activities, Light, Physics, Radiation, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Space Exploration, Space Sciences, Stars, Technology
Web site: http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center.