This a video tour of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31). It is a spiral galaxy much like our own Milky Way Galaxy.
Students research collisions of galaxies, changes in stars, and black holes then discuss the future of the Milky Way given their research. The lesson includes background information, activity, vocabulary, and assessment.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To define and analyze the processes of a concept and build a step-by-step process using a Flow Chart.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Miniscule changes over enormous periods of time will lead to remarkable differences in Earth and its environment.
Billions of years from now the Milky Way will collide with its nearest neighbor, the spiral galaxy Andromeda. Together they will form one galaxy, Milkdromeda.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Galaxies. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.