Astronomy – Orion

by VDF on December 25, 2010

DVD: This short astronomy video introduces the constellation Orion and M42, the Orion Nebula. Interesting stars in and around the constellation … all » include Betelgeuse, Rigel and Sirius. Light year as a unit of distance is mentioned. Intended to support astronomy curriculum, grades 4 to 9. Visit for related projects including a starfinder.

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Short selling hedge funds lit the spark that led to the global economic meltdown. Now they want to help craft the laws Congress will pass to fix our broken regulatory system. That’s insane.

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