Curricula

Explore the Universe

View from the Hubble Space Telescope

Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA

Overall Rating

 
Add your review
Close
  • Source Authority, Credibility and Authenticity

     
  • Addresses Curriculum Standards

     
  • Clarity, Structure and Readability

     
  • Ease of Use

     
  • Creativity and Innovation

     

Solving this space mystery will help students understand the fundamentals of the scientific method by having them do background research, formulate a rudimentary hypothesis, test the hypothesis using a physical model the class constructs, evaluate and report the results of that test, and apply their findings to other objects to test their hypothesis’ ability to predict outcomes.

Additional Resources

Details

Subject:
Astronomy, Education, Science and Technology, Science History, Space Science
National/State Standards:
North Dakota state science standards 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.5.5, 4.5.6, 4.6.2, 4.8.2, 5.1.1, 5.2.2, 5.5.4, 5.5.5, 6.1.1, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.5.4, 6.8.2, 
type:
Curricula