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Measuring Distances in the Milky Way


The main aim of this lesson is to show students that distances may be...
Gravity Assist or Stealing a Planet's Angular Momentum and Getting Away With It


This video lesson will present Gravity Assist, or what is wrongly referred to...
The Parallax Activity: Measuring the Distances to Nearby Stars


Determining the position of a star or other object in three-dimensional space...
Galaxies and Dark Matter


This video lesson has the goal of introducing students to galaxies as large...