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The Hidden Lives of Galaxies - Open Clusters versus Globular Clusters

Activity # 5— Open Clusters versus Globular Clusters

Objective:

  • Student will be able to show similarities and differences between galactic clusters and globular clusters.

Directions:

Complete the Venn diagram, using Transparency #5: M37/M80 and Section C: The Components of a Galaxy. (See http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/educators/galaxies/transparencies/ for transparency.)

Assessment:

Compare a swarming beehive to a globular cluster.




 

A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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