HS-ESS1-2 says “Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe.” but do your students even know what the big bang is? This big standard implies students have an understanding of the big bang theory. This activity set can help you ensure your student do.
Student handout- Students cut out and arrange 5 major events of the Big Bang theory and their corresponding times, 3 student copies per 8.5x11 paper, fully editable
Timeline answer key- Completed timeline, fully editable
The events and their corresponding times are also organized as fully editable cards (6 per page). Use these to create for a multitude of activities. Give your students a card and have them arrange themselves in the correct order. Use these as an reinforcement activity while working with a student in homeroom or study hall. Possibilities are endless.