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written by the NASA CERES Project
This activity demonstrates with balloons the expansion of the universe.  Distances between points on the balloon are meausred as the balloon expands, showing how all are getting farther apart.  After the activity the students are asked questions about the universe's expansion.
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Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
- Cosmic Time and Distance
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- High School
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NASA CERES Project, (1997), WWW Document, (https://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/Universe/uni1.html).
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NASA CERES Project, The Expanding Universe, (1997), <https://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/Universe/uni1.html>.
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NASA CERES Project. (1997). The Expanding Universe. Retrieved December 15, 2017, from https://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/Universe/uni1.html
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NASA CERES Project. The Expanding Universe. 1997. https://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/Universe/uni1.html (accessed 15 December 2017).
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NASA CERES Project. The Expanding Universe. 1997. 15 Dec. 2017 <https://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/Universe/uni1.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "NASA CERES Project", Title = {The Expanding Universe}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {15 December 2017}, Year = {1997} }
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