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Title: M101: The Pinwheel Galaxy PDF
Url: http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/print/lithos/pinwheel_litho....
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: This Hubble Space Telescope image of M101 showcases a spiral galaxy's well-known features. The text describes the features that are common to all spiral galaxies. In the accompanying educational activity, In Search of...Spiral Galaxies, students investigate the structure of spiral galaxies through a level 1 inquiry activity using the images and text from the lithograph and other resources. A level 1 inquiry activity can help prepare students to become independent thinkers. This lesson plan is available to download in PDF format.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Galaxies
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Galaxies -- Spiral galaxies
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Galaxies
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: pdf
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Physical sciences
Space science
Space sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2010-09-02 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-31 09:18:00 (W3C-DTF)
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