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The three types of galaxies are spiral, elliptical, and irregular - and dwarf galaxies.

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    Galaxies

    Galaxies

    by CK-12 //basic
    Examines galaxies and how they are divided into three types according to shape.
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    NASA | Take a "Swift" Tour of the Andromeda Galaxy

    NASA | Take a "Swift" Tour of the Andromeda Galaxy

    by CK-12 //basic
    This a video tour of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31). It is a spiral galaxy much like our own Milky Way Galaxy.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Galaxies Quiz - MS ES

    Galaxies Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the different types of galaxies.
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  • Real World Application
    The More Things Change

    The More Things Change

    by CK-12 //basic
    Miniscule changes over enormous periods of time will lead to remarkable differences in Earth and its environment.
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  • Real World Application
    Milkdromeda

    Milkdromeda

    by CK-12 //basic
    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.
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  • Real World Application
    Expanding Forever?

    Expanding Forever?

    by CK-12 //basic
    Explores the battle between forces in the universe and the ultimate fate of the universe.
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