Astronomy Welcome back April 7, 2014 Chapter 26 April 7 Agenda Learning target: Understand the scale of the Universe and what is considered the visible universe Vocabulary: Look these up in Chapter 26 before we begin today 1. cosmology 2. Big Bang 3. Red shifting Agenda: How big is the universe? Notes on the Universe/Big bang demo Quiz April 18; Fieldtrip to Museum of flight---make sure you pay and give me your fieldtrip form Quiz on the Universe 1. Is the universe expanding or shrinking? 2. What does red shifting show? 3. Is there a true center of the universe? 4. What do we mean when we say the universe is homogenous? 5. Is the expansion of the universe getting faster or slowing down?