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Galaxy zoo

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

Niveau: B

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Requirements

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

Pedagogical objectives

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Steps

1: Galaxien beobachten

Brief description

Die SuS erstellen mit Hilfe des Stellarium Gornergrat Bilder verschiedener Galaxien.

Difficulty

2

Duration

45 minutes

Material

printer
computer with internet access

Social arrangement

Class Pairs Individual

Teaching method

Think-pair-share

2: Aufnahmen vergleichen und gruppieren

Brief description

Die SuS vergleichen ihre Aufnahmen der Galaxien und bilden Gruppen von ähnlichen Galaxien.

Difficulty

1

Duration

15 minutes

Material

Pictures from various galaxies (paper print)

Social arrangement

Group

3: Die Hubble-Sequenz

Brief description

Die SuS lernen nach welchen Kriterien Edwin Hubble die Galaxien in Gruppen eingeteilt hat.

Difficulty

1

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

4: Galaxien klassifizieren

Brief description

Die SuS klassifizieren ihre Galaxienaufnahmen gemäss der Hubble-Sequenz

Difficulty

1

Requirements

Knowledge of the Hubble sequence

Duration

15 minutes

Material

Pictures from various galaxies (paper print)

Social arrangement

Individual Group

Worksheets

There are no teaching materials available for the English version of this activity.

Useful links

http://stellarium-gornergrat.ch/

Internetseite des Projektes Stellarium Gornergrat

http://stellarium.org/

Planetarium-Software Stellarium