Educator Resources for Black Holes

Want to learn about the weirdest objects in the universe? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will introduce you to black holes--the areas in space where stuff disappears forever! You’ll learn about the two main types of black holes that astronomers study today, as well as how each one forms. You’ll also discover just how many black holes there are in our galaxy alone--and why we can’t see them! Finally, you’ll get a quick tutorial on how black holes are thought to work--and you’ll find out why nothing, not even light, can escape their powerful grasp. Forget weird, these things are downright scary!