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Unit 4: Galaxies and the Universe

Sun Traveling Through Space - From a TED Talk: This model has some problems, but in general does a great job of demonstrating that our solar system is also moving through space together while going around the black hole at the center of the milky way!

A. The Milky Way i. know how big the milky way is, where we are within it, and how long it takes us to orbit. ii. know what lies at the center of the milky way and what evidence we have for it. 
See chap. 14 lesson H below. 

B. Galaxies i. Identify and classify different types of galaxies. ii. Identify and the progression of smaller to larger things in the universe. 
See chap. 15 lesson H below. 

Rotation of Galaxies using Density Wave Theory http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Density_wave_theory

C. The Big Bang i. know what red-shift and blue-shift mean and what they tell us about a body, and explain how this supports the big bang. ii. Explain how the composition of the universe supports the big bang. 

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