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Pupils study information about stars including their life cycle, size, colors, constellations, and history.
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The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy activity. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read articles,...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the Characteristics of Stars with Microsoft WorldWide Telescope
Young scholars explore the characteristics of stars. In this space science activity, students use the Microsoft WorldWide Telescope program to identify the properties of stars and identify the stars in the galaxy.
2nd - 9th Science
Dark Matter: How Does it Explain a Star's Speed?
Studying spiral galaxies can make your head spin! With this video, find out how astronomers calculate a galaxy's rotational speed, and how the prediction that the outermost stars slow down does not seem to be true. The mystery may be...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable