SC.5.E.5.1 Recognize that a galaxy consists of gas, dust, and many stars, including any objects orbiting the stars. Identify our home galaxy as the Milky Way.
Objective: Students will be able to describe the characteristics of our galaxy, the Milky Way and the location of our solar system within it.
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Video explaining the characteristics of the Milky Way.
Video on 5 incredible facts about the Milky Way galaxy.
Video explaining what would happen if the earth was near the center of the Milky Way.