Modeling the Expanding Universe in the Classroom
9:30 AM, Friday 8 Feb 2019 (1 hour 30 minutes)
Gilruth Center - Off-Site Location (take bus) - Inspiration
The Expanding Universe - a teacher resource by Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Activities explore how scientists use emission spectra to determine the speed of galaxies, Hubble's law and the age of the universe. The session includes hands-on activities that model the expanding universe through measurements and graphical analysis.