flash animation

Galaxy Characteristics

The student is shown a Venn diagram intersecting all three types of galaxies (elliptical, spiral, and irregular) and is asked to determine where certain characteristics would fall in the diagram (brightness, star formation, commanality, age of stars).

keywords: spiral galaxy, irregular galaxy, elliptical galaxy, Venn diagram, age, star formation, brightness, commonality

swf file: ca_galaxies_galaxychars.swf