Conquer It

Now that you have practiced analyzing information as it is translated between qualitative, quantitative and visual forms, it is time to demonstrate your understanding.

Read the two sections of "Astronomers discover an active, bright galaxy 'in its infancy'"opens in new window titled “A Fingerprint in Space” and “Early Galaxies Hold Secrets” and view the photograph of galaxy EGS-zs8-1.

As you read, analyze for and take notes about the following in order to answer the question below:

  • Information about galaxies and how scientists observe them
  • Which information is qualitative
  • Which information is quantitative
  • How the photograph represents the information presented in the excerpt