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Other

Description:

In this activity students try to infer the position of magnets attached to the bottom of a cardboard box, solely by observing the movement of a steel ball bearing. This is analogous to how scientists must infer the amount and location of dark matter from the motions of galaxies and stars.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Space Science,Chemistry,NSDL,Science,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003231626980T,High School,Space science,Physical sciences,Astronomy,Space sciences,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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