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Other

Description:

In this activity, students estimate the size of the visible universe in relation to the size of the Milky Way Galaxy. To do so, students will get a sense of scale and will convert from centimeters to kilometers. This is the first activity in the "Hidden Lives of Galaxies" information and activity booklet. It is designed for use with "The Hidden Lives of Galaxies" poster.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Space Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123657092T,Mathematics:Number and operations,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,High School,Earth and space science:Astronomy:Size and scale,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astrophysics,Mathematics,Physics,Space science

Language:

English

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