Seeing Stars

What are all those shiny things we see in the sky at night? It could be a star, planet, or asteroid! This is the focus of a video that helps viewers distinguish between these three objects in the sky.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Play "Star or Not a Star" with class members, pausing after each clue is given
Classroom Considerations

  • The seventh in a series of 15 videos that discuss the sun and its influence on Earth
  • Concepts from the previous videos are reviewed at the beginning of the episode
  • A learning game allows learners to apply their knowledge presented from the video
Pros

  • Designed for Next Generation Science Standards
  • Engages viewers in a learning game
Cons

  • None
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