Life Cycle of Stars and Star Finder

Students examine the life cycle of stars by enacting the life cycles of different types of stars and illustrating the rarity of black hole producing stars using balloons. Students also create a star finder to locate stars and constellations in the sky. Lesson also includes a field trip activity for visiting the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2001