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The Acceleration of the Universe

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The dynamic form of dark energy is:

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1. The form of dark energy proposed by Einstein is:

2. Dark energy is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the acceleration of the universe. Some of the material you'll be quizzed on includes a description of dark energy as well as the form of dark energy proposed by Einstein.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The dynamic form of dark energy
  • The form of dark energy proposed by Einstein
  • A description of dark energy
  • The makeup of our universe's density
  • A major property regarding the expansion of our universe

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the acceleration of the universe
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Einstein's theory of dark energy in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the makeup of the majority of our universe's density
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a description of dark energy and a dynamic form of this particular type of energy

Additional Learning

To learn more about the universe, review the accompanying lesson called The Acceleration of the Universe. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know an important fact regarding the speed of the universe's expansion
  • Define 'dark energy' and explain its role in the expansion of the universe
  • Relate Albert Einstein's contributions to the study of dark energy
  • Identify the name for a dynamic form of dark energy
  • Tell how 'critical density' fits into an understanding about the expansion of our universe
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