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239 resources with the keyterm stars

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Birth of Stars

For Students 9th - 12th
The density of hydrogen atoms, and the gravitational forces that create the inward pressure to condense are discussed, with relation to fusion and ignition before the creation of a star.
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Star Light

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What can scientists learn by studying starlight? Isaac Newton discovered that the light a star gives off can help us determine how near or far stars are from the earth. Learn about parallax shift, the distance of stars, their brightness,...
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Star Facts

For Teachers 4th
Throughout the elementary grades students explore the galaxy. This simple presentation listing the types of stars could be used as a quick review of the information students have learned. It could be augmented with additional information.
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Science Lesson for Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders perform dihybrid crosses and calculate phenotype and genotype ratios. For this series of science lessons, 12th graders explain the process of anodizing aluminum. They research on the benefits and harm caused by resonance...
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Wild Constellations

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the various constellations they can see at night. After listening to an expert speak, they discover how the Earth rotates and how that affects the constellations. To end the lesson plan, they make a representation of...
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Time Lapse of Winter Scene

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Winter scenes are displayed one after another with elements of time-lapse showing clouds moving and stars coming out, all to the tune of a lovely piano. Rainbows and sunrises are also displayed. This is a soothing video that is very...
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Neutron Stars - Death Star

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Add a little drama to the classroom with this clip on Neutron stars. Gamma ray bursts are examined in relation to their effect on the earth. This is a hypothetical, informative, and very dramatic clip. Show for fun, to help learners...
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Red Shift: Measuring Distance in Space

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn about gamma rays and red shift, what they are, what they mean, and how scientists use them to measure distances between objects in space. This clip explains how important red shifted gamma rays are to science and how illusive they...
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Star Gazer

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create a KWL chart on stars and telescopes. In groups, they make estimates on the distances between the Earth and different stars. To end the lesson, they make their own paper stargazer and use it to complete other activities.
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One Digit Addition Facts: Stars

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this addition worksheet, young scholars match the one digit addition problems with their answers which are all in stars. Students complete 18 problems.
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Jeopardy - Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Questions about water, weather, geology, astronomy, and the scientific process make up this Jeopardy game. It is a pretty well-rounded set of slides, although you may want to be aware that a few of the questions are specific to the state...
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Astronomy

For Students 6th - 8th
A broad sampling of material related to stars is covered here. You will want to review each question to see if it corresponds to your curriculum. The formatting is inconsistent, but easily corrected if you use the information to create...
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The Life & Death of Stars

For Teachers 4th - 8th
This video takes up where the other video in this series leaves off. Discussing what the color of stars mean and where they come from, the narrator describes the nature of red giants, white dwarfs, blues, and stars like our warm, yellow...
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Glowing Constellations

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students conduct their research to creating an artistic image that shows what their constellation represents. They demonstrate their ability to represent data in their own artistic manner. Afterward, they recognize constellations both...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Constellations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the concept of the constellations using many different resources to find information. Then students use the information in order to construct models of the constellations that show the magnitude of their size and...
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Reading and Writing About the Solar System

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Utilizing the classic Magic School Bus series, young scientists explore the solar system. Some excellent worksheets are included in this plan, such as Planet Roll Call and Solar System in Motion. This is an ambitious 5-day unit that...
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How Are Stars Like People?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A beautifully written lesson plan delves into a beautiful topic: stellar population. Engage aspiring astronomers with activities that examine human populations and then transition onto the stars of the universe. Data and photographs for...
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The Battle for Ultimate Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students gain an understanding of how the powers of 10 and scientific notation can be used to represent the scale of things in the universe. They relate the number of stars in the universe to the number of grains of sand on Earth's beaches.
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Color of Stars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the color of stars. For this astronomy based lesson, students observe the colors in an open flame and apply the information collected about color and temperature to the visible light emitting from the photosphere of...
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F(x)g(x): A Tale of Two Functions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this graphing functions instructional activity, students solve four problems where they graph given functions, find the sum related to the area under the curve and determine an integral.
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Counting the Stars in Draco

For Students 8th - 10th
In this counting stars activity, students construct a histogram for stars in a given star field using their apparent magnitude. Students answer 5 questions using their tabulated data and histogram to answer questions about the stars of...
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Measuring Star Temperatures

For Students 7th - 9th
In this measuring star temperatures, students find the temperature of a star using Planck's curve and the Wein Displacement law. Students also find the peak wavelengths for given stars using Planck's curve.