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What Tells Us That There Was a Big Bang?

What Tells Us That There Was a Big Bang?

Streaming Live from the Strasenburgh Planetarium.

Review the three pillars of evidence that our universe is emerging from a Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago: redshifts of galaxies, the cosmic microwave background, and the ratio of helium to hydrogen in the universe.

Maximum capacity: One class

Format options:

  • The teacher moderates a Zoom or Google session, with RMSC as an alternative host or guest speaker
  • Telephone conference call: the teacher downloads RMSC’s PowerPoint presentation in advance and shows it during our call

For content questions, contact Steve Fentress at sfentress@rmsc.org.

Subjects: Physical Sciences
Program Type: Virtual Lesson
NYS Standards:

  • HS-ESS1-2. Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe.



Where is it?

Virtual

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 10/19/2020
End Date: 06/25/2021
Program Length: 45-50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 9:30am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Price per session (for 1-30 students): $150
Minimum Student Charge: $150/class

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 3 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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