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Imagine the Universe! Lesson Plans

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Imagine the Universe! Lesson Plans

The following Lesson Plans are available:

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Title & Topic
Subject

Grade Level Math Standard Science Standard
What's the Frequency, Roy G. Biv?

Rainbow

Wavelengths & frequencies in the EM spectrum
Math 6-8 Patterns & Functions
Algebra
Statistics
Science as Inquiry
How Big is That Star?

Artist concept of a binary star

Determining the sizes of stars in eclipsing binary star systems
Math 6-8 Number Relationships
Algebra
Patterns & Functions
Statistics
Science as Inquiry
Origin/Evol. of Univ.
Technology Design/Understanding
Time That Star!

Stopwatch

Measuring periodic behavior
Math 7-12 Algebra
Statistics
Functions
Science as Inquiry
Motions & Forces
X-ray Spectroscopy

Chandra SNR

Multi-lesson unit on the origin of the elements and their identification in supernova remnants
Math/Sp Sci 9-12 Problem Solving
Communication
Connections
Algebra
Statistics
Science as Inquiry
Physical Science
Earth and Space Science
Science as Technology
History and Nature of Science
Supernova Chemistry!

Supernova image

Identifying elements using spectroscopy
Chemistry 11-12 Pattern Recognition Struct./Prop. of Matter
Origin/Evol.of Univ.
How Far... How Powerful

Artist concept of a GRB

Find out how far away and how powerful gamma-ray bursts truly are
Physics
Chemistry
11-12 Algebra
Representation
Unifying Concepts
Physical Science
Science & Tech.
History & Nature of Science

Our lesson plans are being developed by both teachers and the Imagine the Universe! Team. If you have an idea you'd like to contribute, be sure to write us.




 

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