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Exploring Astronomy and Astrophysics With Universe Sandbox (13-17 Year Olds)

Students will investigate the physics of astronomy through an interactive program called Universe Sandbox. #academic
Alana May - Astronomy, M.S.
331 total reviews for this teacher
10 reviews for this class
Completed by 63 learners
year olds
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Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
45 minutes per class
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Universe Sandbox
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
From Universe Sandbox: " Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children that we know to be under the age of 13. In addition, we will delete any information in our possession that we discover originates from a child under the age of 13.
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Students will need to purchase Universe Sandbox. It can be purchased here: -or-

I would recommend logging into the Outschool classroom on a separate device than what you will use Universe Sandbox. It's an amazing program and because of that, it can take up a lot of a computer's processing power. It can also make it difficult to see the shared screen and your computer


Alana May - Astronomy, M.S.
Lives in the United States
Astronomer and Lifelong Learner
331 total reviews
243 completed classes

About Me

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Angelo State University and a Master's of Science degree in Astrophysics from the University of Alabama where I studied extragalactic astronomy. While in graduate school, I was also a Teaching Assistant... 
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