This is a 120-minute lesson designed to teach your Earth Science students (grades 6-12) about Doppler Effect and Redshift.
Concepts taught with this complete lesson plan:
-Doppler Effect in sound waves
-Doppler Effect in light waves
-Elements give off unique Spectrums
-Using star/galaxy spectrums to determine the direction of travel
-Redshift and the expansion of the Universe
-Speed of a galaxy increases with distance
Your purchase will include:
-17-page PDF with teacher instructions, teacher to-do list, student note sheet, spectrum lab, instructions on what to purchase for your lab, graphing worksheet, and answer keys
This lesson can easily be split over several days on instruction.
The Doppler Effect and Reshift
by Skipper Coates
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License