Reading skills (ELD III or higher), basic computer skills
Students will be able to recognize various types of galaxies and sort by shape.
Computer must have the capability to show the illustrations. Can also be a SMART board activity, where students can "pick up and place" various galaxies in the correct titled columns.
Text of Learning Exercise:
1. Access the web site and familiarize yourself with the various types and shapes of galaxies. 2. Take the examples of various galaxies you are given and sort them into the types shown. (Useful site for research on fourth quarter paper.