This interesting video shows the scale of the Earth and our solar system in relation to the rest of our universe.
Students explore the origins of the universe through three hands-on activities, a writing exercise, and extension activities. Questions and answers are provided.
To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Students will learn how scientists are collecting data about the universe from their Ice Cube telescope stationed a mile deep in the Antarctic ice.
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson gives an empirical answer to the question "Does the Universe have a purpose?"
Review the development of the telescope from a tube with lenses to the James Webb infrared space telescope, which will launch in 2018.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Universe. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
This site has great images and information about objects in our solar system and beyond.
An article defining cosmology and some of the leading areas of research today, including dark matter and dark energy.