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Galaxy zoo

Level B

What types of galaxies are there and how can we distinguish them? A visit to the galaxy zoo.

Requirements

Basic knowledge of galaxies and their components (stars, gas, dust)

Steps

Step 1: Galaxien beobachten

Brief description
Die SuS erstellen mit Hilfe des Stellarium Gornergrat Bilder verschiedener Galaxien.
Difficulty
Requirements
Unspecified
Duration
45 minutes
Material
printer, computer with internet access
Social arrangement
Class, Pairs, Individual
Teaching method
Think-pair-share

Step 2: Aufnahmen vergleichen und gruppieren

Brief description
Die SuS vergleichen ihre Aufnahmen der Galaxien und bilden Gruppen von ähnlichen Galaxien.
Difficulty
Requirements
Unspecified
Duration
15 minutes
Material
Pictures from various galaxies (paper print)
Social arrangement
Group
Teaching method
Unspecified

Step 3: Die Hubble-Sequenz

Brief description
Die SuS lernen nach welchen Kriterien Edwin Hubble die Galaxien in Gruppen eingeteilt hat.
Difficulty
Requirements
Basic knowledge of galaxies and their components (stars, gas, dust)
Duration
30 minutes
Material
Coloured paper (A4)
Social arrangement
Class, Pairs, Individual
Teaching method
Partnerpuzzle

Step 4: Galaxien klassifizieren

Brief description
Die SuS klassifizieren ihre Galaxienaufnahmen gemäss der Hubble-Sequenz
Difficulty
Requirements
Knowledge of the Hubble sequence
Duration
15 minutes
Material
Pictures from various galaxies (paper print)
Social arrangement
Individual, Group
Teaching method
Unspecified

Full description

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