Name : Galaxy Classification
The Galaxy Classification Workshop is a self-contained Keystage 4 and 5 workshop where students will use images from the Liverpool Telescope and classify the galaxies they see in them. The main focus of the activity is for students to consider the quality of the classification scheme that is used (the Hubble Classification Scheme) and consider how it might be improved.
Age Range : 14 - 19 years
Workshop Time : 1 hour
Before starting the workshop, you will first need to download the introductory presentation, a student worksheet, a galaxy list and 26 image files:
Student Worksheet : PDF Format
Data Files :
Galaxy List: MS Excel Format
The following ZIP file contains all of the galaxy images you need.
Galaxy Images: ZIP File
However, if you are unable to download or unpack ZIP files on your system, you will need all of the following.