This activity demonstrates with balloons the expansion of the universe. Distances between points on the balloon are meausred as the balloon expands, showing how all are getting farther apart. After the activity the students are asked questions about the universe's expansion.
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Keywords:Informal Education,Astronomy Education,NSDL,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061432657T,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Distance Scales,Astronomy,Physics,Cosmic Time and Distance
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