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Gravity Ink. - Einstein's Gravity (Episode 1) - Fast Forward Science 2013
From YouTube, produced by Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
In 1907 a young Albert Einstein was looking for a way to extend his special theory of relativity to include acceleration. It took him eight years to come up with general theory of relativity.  This excellent video introduces the student to Einstein's... [more]
September 5, 2013 at 05:17 PM
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Gravity Ink. - The Future of Astronomy (Episode 2)
From YouTube, produced by Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
Einstein believed it would be impossible to measure gravitational waves directly, but we are now reaching the point where we do have technologies that can actually measure it.  This video describes new discoveries in the science of gravitational wave... [more]
September 5, 2013 at 05:18 PM
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Celestial Sphere, how we view the sky from Earth - Astronomy at West - Motion of the Sky 1D
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: The Celestial Sphere | The Horizon and Zenith relationship | Azimuth and Altitude relationship -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Millard Public Schools by Justin Higgins. Less... [more]
November 21, 2013 at 11:41 AM
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Inverse Square Law and Solar Radiation - Astronomy at West - Solar System FYI 2
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Solar Radiation, Intensity, Inverse Square Law -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Millard Public Schools by Justin Higgins. Lesson Plans and how the course is structured: htt... [more]
November 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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Orbits Part 1 - Astronomy at West - Solar System 3E1
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Mass, Density, Gravity, Escape Velocity -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Millard Public ...
September 20, 2014 at 12:18 AM
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White Dwarf Stars - Astronomy at West - Stars 4C2
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Size of White Dwarfs, Density White Dwarfs, How we see white Dwarfs -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. ...
September 19, 2014 at 01:37 PM
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Stellar Evolution Massive Stars Part 1 - Astronomy at West - Stars 4D1
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Nebulae, Hydrostatic Equilibrium, Heavy Element Fusion -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for ...
September 19, 2014 at 01:42 PM
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Neutron Stars and Pulsars - Astronomy at West - Stars 4D3
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Structure, Size, How we see them, Pulsars -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Millard Publi...
September 19, 2014 at 02:00 PM
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Evolution of Mid-Sized Sun-Like Stars - Astronomy at West - Stars 4C1
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Concepts: Nebulae, Hydrostatic Equilibrium, Fusion, Main Sequence, CNO cycle, Hydrogen Shell ...
September 19, 2014 at 01:26 PM
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Stellar Evolution Massive Stars Part 2 - Astronomy at West - Stars 4D2
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Supernova, Nebula, Neutron Star, Black Hole -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Millard Pub...
September 19, 2014 at 01:44 PM
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