This simulation shows how the amount of dark matter can affect orbital speed. It explains how scientists use this, and also includes some sample problems with solutions.
Patricia Burchat talks of dark matter and dark energy that comprises 96% of the universe in this video.
This interesting video explains dark matter and how it applies to the universe.
In this video, Saul Perlmutter explains how dark energy, which makes up 70 percent of the universe, is causing our universe to expand.
Students explore the origins of the universe through three hands-on activities, a writing exercise, and extension activities. Questions and answers are provided.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Dark Matter.
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Students will learn how scientists are collecting data about the universe from their Ice Cube telescope stationed a mile deep in the Antarctic ice.
Einstein devised the cosmological constant to explain a static universe, but when the universe was found to be expanding he called it a blunder. But it might be real; it might be dark energy.
Explains what scientists think dark matter is and how we can detect it far out in the universe.
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An article explaining what dark matter and dark energy are.
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