Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Exploring Space: The Vast Reaches of Space (video, lesson plan)

The website: School Tube has uploaded and shared the video: Exploring Space: The Universe: The Vast Reaches of Space. The video is from Discovery Education and includes a free teachers guide, lesson plan that you can easily accommodate for multiple learning levels and styles.

The video and subsequent lesson help
children understand what galaxies are, and more specifically, our Milky Way galaxy, and helps them grasp a greater comprehension of time and space, as well as the meaning of a light year.

Other topics taught include black holes, dark matter, the life cycles of stars (supernovas), and the Doppler Effect.

School Tube includes an embed, so you can watch the video below. Click the link to download your free copy of the lesson plan from Discovery Education.

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