A brief description of the concepts is provided in each box. Many questions utilize charts, diagrams, photographs and data included in the module. In most questions students are expected to reach conclusions based on the figures and data.

Graphic from Module. Click for Larger View. Stars & Galaxies (ATPI)
Investigation #34: The Galaxies
  • Milky Way Galaxy shape concept development using the grindstone model observed from inside and outside
  • Observing the Milky Way in the sky
  • Inferred shape/location from observations
  • Galaxy mapping in 2l cm radio emissions
  • Hubble classification scheme including perspective views
  • Peculiar galaxy types
  • Mass/rotation influence on galaxy shape
  • Spiral arm development concepts
Other Stars & Galaxies Modules:
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