Lessons for Stars

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  • A Star Is Born - … Nebula), cluster of young stars (example: the Pleiades), middle-aged, normal star (example: the sun), cluster of older stars - red giant (example: Betelgeuse … learn how to use the tools of spectroscopy. Star Formation Simple explanations of star formation, enriched with colorful diagrams and related internet … of stars in the universe (e.g., types of stars include red and blue giants, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes; stars differ …
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  • Meet the Neighbors: Planets Around Nearby Stars - … way that such small velocities can be measured from distant stars. The vertical lines represent the observational error. The sinusoidal line … Artist's impression of an extrasolar planet transiting its parent star (credit: NASA). In 1999, astronomers Tim Brown and David Charbonneau … Dim Does the Star Get During Transit? When the planet transits the star, some of the light from the star is blocked because … the planet, estimate the orbital distance from its star. Since the masses of the star is so similar to the Sun, assume …
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  • Beyond the Solar System - … : Atmospheres, Clouds, Eclipse Shadows, Galaxies, Night Side Lights, Planets, Stars, and Stars as Points. 3. In the lower boxes, the box labeled … planets. Information should include a description of the star(s), the location of the star(s) including its distance from Earth, whether … to large? a. Galaxy, star, satellite, planet b. Planet, star, satellite, galaxy c. Satellite, planet, star, galaxy d. Satellite, star, planet, galaxy 2. What …
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  • Star Light, Star Bright: Exploring How Stars are Classified - Summer Research Program for Science Teachers STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT : EXPLORING HOW STARS ARE CLASSIFIED Joanne DeMizio, Sacred Heart School, Staten Island Objectives … Hertzprung-Russell (H-Z) diagram Materials: Assorted sized and colored stars containing star names, temperature, relative luminosity (), glue, markers, H-Z diagrams … dimmest stars? Where are the coolest and brightest stars? Where are the hottest and dimmest stars? Where are the hottest and brightest stars? What …
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  • TV stars get too much money - … the link above for more information. TV Stars Get Too Much Money Television stars in the U.K. get paid too much … BBC to tell the public how much its stars get paid. I think TV stars do a good job. They always make … to tell the public how much its stars get (5) ____. I think TV stars (6) ____ a good job. They always … BBC to tell the public how much its stars get paid. I think TV stars do a good job. They always make …
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  • Life Cycle Of A Star - … : The Life Cycle of a Star: A Focus on the Sun What is a STAR? STARS A star is a big ball of gas that gives off heat and light. Stars are formed from … Sun is our own special star yet, as stars go, it is a very average star. There are stars far brighter, fainter, hotter and … the sun a star? * What are the characteristics of stars? * What is force? * How does force affect stars? * What type of stars might the …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • Hunt for Alien Earths - … , asteroids, comets, gas, and dust. Other than the central star (or stars), planets are the largest objects in a solar system. Planets … the planet, type of star it orbits, distance from the host star's habitable zone, etc.)? How many star systems with multiple planets … .) Test how a planet passing in front of a star causes the star to temporarily appear dimmer. To do this, you will … a small, yet detectable, influence on their parent stars. A planet and a star (or a planet and a moon) orbit about …
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  • Beyond the Milky Way - … directions and begin contracting again? Galaxies and Stars Galaxies are clusters of billions of stars, nebulae, planets and other objects held together … . When the protostar stops growing it becomes a full-fledged star. Stars may live for millions or even billions of years but … both the birthplace and graveyard of stars: stars explode and from their dust and gases, new stars form. (plural: nebulae) Plasma: The fourth …
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  • Star Light, Star Bright (includes BLM Star Light, Star Bright) - … . C. Student Activity 1. Distribute a copy of the BLM Star Light, Star Bright to each student. (continued) Standard 3 / Curriculum Framework … the sun the biggest star? The brightest star? Explain your answer. Explain why one star may appear brighter than another star, even if they … 118 Star Light, Star Bright Teacher Directions Distribute copies of BLM Star Light, Star Bright to each student. Tell students to observe the stars in …
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  • 'Great Debate' Lesson Plan for Undergraduates - … Universe. Lesson Plan Requirements The concepts of our solar system, stars, and galaxies are fundamental to understanding the information presented here … indicates external galaxy Angular resolution improves - nearby galaxies resolved into stars Interstellar absorption better understood - Galaxy size large 9. 1995 Debate … with a 48-inch mirror, he counted stars in several directions, assumed a uniform star density, and hence estimated the distances needed …
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