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This activity introduces students to the concepts of the redshift of a receding star.  Students will learn about the properties of light, the Doppler effect, and also about Hubble's discovery of the expansion of the universe.  This website was created by PBS for high school students, but it may be adapted for lower undergraduate.
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Astronomy
- Cosmology
- Stars
Optics
- General
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
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Keywords:
Doppler shift, Hubble, red shift, spectroscopy
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created January 30, 2004 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated:
August 17, 2005 by Marc Gagne
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, WWW Document, (http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/classroom/activity2.html).
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Determining Red-Shift in a Receding Star, , <http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/classroom/activity2.html>.
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Determining Red-Shift in a Receding Star. (n.d.). Retrieved December 16, 2017, from http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/classroom/activity2.html
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. Determining Red-Shift in a Receding Star. http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/classroom/activity2.html (accessed 16 December 2017).
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Determining Red-Shift in a Receding Star. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/classroom/activity2.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {Determining Red-Shift in a Receding Star}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {16 December 2017}, Year = {} }
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