Astronomy Internet Activity "Overview of Black Holes"

Astronomy Internet Activity "Overview of Black Holes"
Astronomy Internet Activity "Overview of Black Holes"
Astronomy Internet Activity "Overview of Black Holes"
Astronomy Internet Activity "Overview of Black Holes"
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Student Internet investigation that further explores the topic of black holes. The lab utilizes websites from various sources including NASA to investigate black hole formation; stellar evolution and gravitational lensing. The latest images, interactive animations, video and data are featured as well for this fascinating topic. (I use this computer lab activity for my astronomy class as part of the unit review but it can also be used at an 8th grade level Earth/Space activity.)

Topics/terms include:

black holes
gravitational lensing
Hubble Space Telescope
Sun
Milky Way Galaxy
Albert Einstein
supermassive black holes
rotating black holes
warping of space
frame dragging
event horizon
Schwarzschild radius
singularity
main sequence
supernova
neutron star
white dwarf

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3 pages
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40 minutes
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