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published by Pat Mitchell
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.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Cosmology
- Stars
Optics
- General
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
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- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
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Doppler shift, Hubble, red shift, spectroscopy
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Metadata instance created January 30, 2004 by Patricia Monahan
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August 17, 2005 by Marc Gagne
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