Center for Computational Astrophysics PREP: this team of scientist/engineer educators designed and taught an inquiry lab activity through ISEE’s Professional Development Program

team-2017-15.jpgL-R: Zephyr Penoyre, Adrian Lucy, Steven Mohammed


Team Members:

Steven Mohammed (Design Team Lead): Graduate Student, Astronomy, Columbia University

Adrian Lucy: Graduate Student, Astronomy, Columbia University

Zephyr Penoyre: Graduate Student, Astrophysics, Columbia University

Audience15 undergraduates

Activity NameThe Galaxy Menagerie

Activity SummaryDistinguishing sprial and elliptical galaxies in a cosmological simulation, and investigating a dataset with many dimensions or parameters

Funding for this team provided by: NSF AST #81201