ERIC Number: ED463963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The Hidden Lives of Galaxies: An Information & Activity Booklet, Grades 9-12, 2000-2001. Imagine the Universe! Probing the Structure & Evolution of the Cosmos.
Lochner, James C.; Williamson, Lisa; Fitzhugh, Ethel
This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) document presents activities on the properties of galaxies for additional curriculum support. The activities presented in this document include: (1) "How Big Is the Universe"; (2) "Identifying Galaxies"; (3) "Classifying Galaxies Using Hubble's Fork Diagram"; (4) "Identifying Unusual Galaxies"; (5) "Open Clusters versus Globular Clusters"; (6) "Evidence for Hidden Mass"; (7) "Extension: Weighing a Galaxy"; (8) "Dark Matter Possibilities"; (9) "The Universe as Scientists Know It"; and (10) "Scavenger Hunt in the Night Sky." (YDS)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Astronomy, Decision Making, High Schools, Problem Solving, Science Activities, Science Education, Space Sciences
For full text: http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center.