Stars and Galaxies

From the: Exploring Earth and Space Series

Using crisp images and lifelike animations, this program introduces students to the intriguing realm of stars and galaxies. The main characteristics of galaxies and stars are discussed. Special attention is given to the features of stars, including size, temperature, and brightness. The life cycle of a star is also highlighted, as are the tools used by astronomers to study space. Additional concepts and terminology illustrated in the video include: universe, telescope, satellites, constellations, star color, spectrum, gas, light-year, and black hole.

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"Visual Learning puts out very worthwhile elementary science materials, and this program is no exception." --Library Media Connection January 2010

Melinda Miller-Widrick, K-12 Library Media Specialist, Colton (New York)-Pierrepont Central School
Library Media Connection
January 2010

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Sample Video: Galaxies


DVD and 25-page Teacher’s Guide. DVD Features include subtitles, chapter index, labeled slides, glossary, and an iMovie project.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC166DVD
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592342150
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Digital Bundle

License Details

Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC166Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592344123
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