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This is a lesson about sorting and classification. In groups, learners will sort twenty images of galaxies into categories of their own devising. Then, the groups compare notes about their sorting criteria and learn more about what the different visual characteristics of galaxies imply. This is Activity H-7 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy DVD-ROM, which is available for purchase.

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    Middle School,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,Grade 7,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123227267T,Astrophysics,High School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Astronomy:Stars, nebulae and galaxies,Physics,Space Science

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