Tag: Year 10

Scaling the Universe. A modern version of ‘Powers of Ten’

January 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

One of the problems with understanding the size of the universe and everything in it, is it’s size. The famous 1977 film ‘Powers of Ten’ by Charles and Ray Eames first tackled this first (see below). In 2012, Cary & Michael Huang created a modern version of the classic video Powers of Ten through a […]

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Make a 3D model of the Southern Cross

August 25, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The Australian Curriculum for Science in the ‘Earth and space sciences’ content area for Year 10 asks that students understand that ‘…The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems (ACSSU188)‘. Now it is one thing to show them pictures of galaxies, stars and other solar systems (474 solar systems at the time […]

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