Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

Kevin Manning
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(49)
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.

Class experience

US Grade Kindergarten - 3
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 Offered
The 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.
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
A 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

Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(49)
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... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
50 min

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(15)
Completed by 62 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 5-10
1-18 learners per class

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