Milky Way’s long-lost sibling found

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System

Physical Sciences – Gravity

Additional: Careers, Maths; Technology; Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion

Years: 7, 10

Word Count: 691

This interesting report highlights just how we discovered a galaxy was ‘eaten’ by the Andromeda galaxy and the technology employed by researchers. Could be used alongside the Year 7 Physical Sciences curriculum looking at gravity, in addition to the Earth and Space Sciences curriculum for Year 10 looking at the solar system expanding, data modelling, technology & telescopes.

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