Compare the use of visual, radio and x-ray telescopes to collect data regarding the structure and evolution of the universe.
Physical Science, Chemistry and Physics
Analyze the essential ideas about the composition and structure of the universe.
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Explain the “red-shift” and Hubble’s use of it to determine stellar distance and movement.
Compare the basic structures of the universe (e.g., galaxy types, nova, black holes, neutron stars).
Compare absolute versus apparent star magnitude and their relation to stellar distance.
Explain the impact of the Copernican and Newtonian thinking on man’s view of the universe.
Identify and analyze the findings of several space instruments in regard to the extent and composition of the solar system and universe.