Lives and Deaths of Stars

Star light, star bright ... just how long can you wish on that star? Well, it depends on its mass. The presentation explains the life cycle of stars based on their sizes. Scholars learn about the life expectancy of a star based on the analysis. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create a graphic organizer to record notes on stars, big stars, and huge stars
  • Have pupils create a timeline with the life cycle of all three types of stars as a visual comparison
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners must be able to work with scientific notation
Pros

  • Includes a summary of important concepts
  • Highlights new vocabulary
Cons

  • None
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