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How Big Is That Star?

Aspiring astronomers study stars. They compare stars and explain the relationship between radius, mass, and diameter. By creating a star simulation, they discover how a binary star system's orbit can cause changes in the observed brightness of the system. This is a terrific space science investigation or practical application of ratios and proportions. 

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Skills Practice
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