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.