Size of the Universe

Size of the Universe
Publication Date: February, 2016
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource is an interactive which helps students to understand the size of everything in the universe from the very largest super galaxies down to the smallest subatomic particles. It explores the concept of distance and size. This resource also includes a number of videos to support the concepts introduced in the animation. 

Additional Information

This animation is most suitable for Year 10 students studying Cosmology, but is also suitable as a resource for teaching atomic theory. 

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and... > ACSSU188
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The properties of the different states of matter can be explained in terms of... > ACSSU151