Mysteries of Deep Space - Classroom Activity: Determining Red-Shift in a Receding Star
To meet the instructional objectives for this activity, students will: 1. manipulate multivariable algebraic formulas, 2. understand velocity, wavelength and frequency, 3. study the Doppler effect, 4. determine the amount of red-shift in light from a receding star. The lesson plan includes the following features: - Time Needed for Activity, - Target Grade Level, - Materials, - Background Information & Questions, - Web Resources.
9, 10, 11, 12, Higher education
Physics, Physical Sciences, Astronomy, Space Sciences, Earth Science, Process Skills, Chemistry, Engineering