Color of Stars

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Students study the color of stars. In 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 various stars. They will infer the temperature of the stars based on the color of the visible light.

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9th - 12th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning