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What's the Matter in the Galaxy?

Resource ID#: 109317

Primary Type: Student Tutorial

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Learn to identify components within a galaxy such as gas, dust, stars and objects that orbit stars with this interactive tutorial.


Accessible Version: Accessible version of the tutorial content in PDF format.

General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 5
Intended Audience: Students
Resource supports reading in content area: Yes
Keywords: science, grade 5, galaxy, gas, dust, planets, solar system, milky way galaxy, universe, stars, moons, galaxies, planets, inteactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial
Resource Collection: Original Student Tutorials Science - Grades K-8

Aligned Standards

Name Description
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.
Annually assessed on Grade 5 Science FCAT 2.0. Also assesses SC.3.E.5.1, SC.3.E.5.2, and SC.3.E.5.3.
LAFS.5.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.