- macro- big
- micro- small
- uni- one, single, singular
- alpha- number one, first, main, principal
- astro- star
- cosmo- space
- sol- sun
- lun- moon
- auto- self
- hetero- different
- homo- same
- autotroph - producer (e.g., plants)
- heterotroph - consumer (e.g., animals)
Students were also asked to recall the names of some of the more famous scientists associated with recent Space Science, including...
Next, we let Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory model for us the Doppler Effect. The Doppler Effect is easily heard when this firetruck speeds by, and can be visualized using this nifty simulation. The video below explains its connection to Space Science and the evidence it provides for the Big Bang thanks to something called Red Shift.