Star Light...Star Bright
In this brightness of stars worksheet, high schoolers use a given formula using the temperature in Kelvins of a star to find its brightness. Students solve 4 problems using this equation.
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New Review Navigating with the Kamal
Historians have proven that as early as 1497 skilled navigators were using a kamal to sail across oceans. Scholars learn about navigation tools and astronomy before building their own kamals. They then learn how to use it to determine...
8th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Star in a Box
What happens to stars as they get older? A simulation takes pupils through the life cycle of stars based on their masses. The resource introduces the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram and the common relationships and life cycle patterns observed.
5th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
9th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Star Light, Star Bright
Star light, star bright, first star I see ... wait a minute, where did the star go? Scholars complete a simulation that measures the brightness of a distant star as another object passes in front of it. Learners move the passing object...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable