See the up-to-date location of the Sun in the Milky Way, according to the latest scientifically accepted galactic structure.
Our home, the Milky Way galaxy, is only one of the many billions of galaxies in our universe. Learn more about galaxies in this video.
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.
Reviews characteristics of the Milky Way and the location of our solar system within the galaxy.
To build and enhance understanding of the relationships between key words and to practice useful skills for designing information architecture using the Card Sort strategy.
To show how details are organized into categories that in turn are related to main ideas using a Spider Map.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
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.
To really see stars it is necessary to get away from light pollution and air pollution. Learn how Yosemite National Park protects its night skies.
Explains how scientists use electromagnetic radiation to study the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way galaxy, even though it does not emit light.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Milky Way. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
Explore the Milky Way from the Earth's perspective. Make sure to click the info button at the bottom for more information!
A description about the Milky Way, its composition, and estimated size.