STARS. Sizes, Brightness, Patterns. Developed by: Jill Swanger for 2 nd graders. Table of Contents. (Star Wars theme song playing from CD in background) Title Slide Georgia Performance Standard Definition of a Star Elements of a Star (Pie Chart) Physical Attributes (Flow Chart)
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Sizes, Brightness, Patterns
Developed by: Jill Swanger
for 2nd graders
(Star Wars theme song playing from CD in background)
2nd Grade Science Standard
S2E1: Students will understand that stars have different sizes, brightness, and patterns.
a. Describe the physical attributes of stars – sizes, brightness, and patterns.
A gaseous sphere found in outer space. A star is held together by its own gravitation. It emits light through its source of nuclear energy.
I wonder which 2 factors?
Take a look at the table on the following slide. Determine what 2 main factors influence the brightness of a star (as seen from Earth)!
What are the 2 main factors?
Are all stars the same size?
Tell me two types of sizes stars can have.
Let’s put them on our physical attributes chart!
(1.5 X mass
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