Powers of Ten: Field of View and Scale
00:00:30 - 00:05:01
  • Astronomy → Celestial Objects → Planets
  • Astronomy → Universe → Scale of the Universe

Scale is illustrated as the viewer is given a center of focus (the individuals who are picnicking) and slowly the field of view expands incremementally by the power of ten. Eventually, the field of view takes the viewer out of Planet Earth and extends to include other planets of the solar system. 

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    Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.
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