Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe
Learn from a real astronomer! Let's explore the universe together looking at the very small and the very large, and take a trip to the Moon & Mars.
US Grade Kindergarten - 3
This class will help generate interest and foster scientific literacy in children through the delivery of an awe-inspiring, educational, and entertaining astronomy program. Truly breathtaking images, video clips and fun STEM hands-on activities make for an unforgettable cosmic journey. Clarifying questions can be asked through live interaction, and time for addressing in depth questions submitted via the chat box will be given at the end of the slides. Materials: The provided PDF packet...
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: A. Define basic terminology used in astronomy and the space sciences. 1. Subatomic particles 2. Planets & moons 3. Stars & constellations 4. Star clusters, nebulae & galaxies 5. Supermassive black holes B. Understand and state important concepts and principles. 1. Space exploration 2. Colliding galaxies C. Apply principles to scientific calculations. 1. Speed of light D. Interpret charts and graphs in evaluating scientific data. 1. Faces of the Moon E. Demonstrate skill in the use of instruments and scientific reasoning. 1. Particle accelerator
Homework OfferedThe provided PDF packet includes a Daily Observation Log and instructions to record actual observations of the night sky in your back yard or area free of too much light.
1 file available upon enrollmentA PDF handout packet will need to be printed before the class begins.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Any book on astronomy, Astronomy and Sky & Telescope magazines.
Meet the teacher
Learn from a real astronomer! I teach exciting astronomy classes about different aspects of the universe using incredible photos, awesome video clips, and fun STEM hands-on activities. My passion about the universe really shows. • Astronomer and...
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Completed by 62 learners
Live video meetings
1-18 learners per class