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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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STARS

Sizes, Brightness, Patterns

Developed by: Jill Swanger

for 2nd graders


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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)

  • Brightness of a Star (Organization Table)

  • Sizes of a Star

  • Life Cycle of a Star

  • Patterns of a Star (Bar Graph)

  • Video Clip of the Sun

  • Conclusion

  • Glossary

  • References


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Georgia Performance Standard

2nd Grade Science Standard

Earth Science

S2E1: Students will understand that stars have different sizes, brightness, and patterns.

a. Describe the physical attributes of stars – sizes, brightness, and patterns.

www.georgiastandards.org


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What is a star?

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.


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Elements of a Star


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Physical Attributes of Stars


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What causes a star’s brightness?

Hhhmmm!

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)!


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Brightness


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Did you think about it?

What are the 2 main factors?

  • Distance from the Earth

  • Luminosity (compared to the Sun)


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Physical Attributes of Stars


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Sizes

Are all stars the same size?


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Sizes…(continued)

  • What do you notice about all of these stars below?


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Sizes…(continued)

Tell me two types of sizes stars can have.

Let’s put them on our physical attributes chart!


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Physical Attributes of Stars


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Life Cycle of Stars

Sun-like

Stars

(1.5 X mass

of sun)

Red

Giant

Stellar

Nursery

Planetary

Nebula

Black

Dwarf

White

Dwarf


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Life Cycle of Stars…(continued)


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Patterns

  • What patterns can stars create?


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Constellations

  • Stars can form patterns in the sky known as constellations.

  • Who can tell me the name of a constellation?

  • This constellation is Orion (the hunter).


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Orion


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How many stars does it take to make a pattern?


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The night sky

  • What constellations are in the sky right now?

    KidsAstronomy.com - Earth


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Physical Attributes of Stars


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What is the sun?

  • Did you know that the sun is a large star?

  • Check out this video on the sun!

    http://www.solarviews.com/raw/sun/sunb.mov


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Conclusion

  • What are the 3 physical attributes of a star?

  • Tonight, look at the sky and write down what you see!


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Glossary

  • attributes: characteristics

  • luminous: brightness


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References

  • Arkansas/Oklahoma Astronomical Society. (2005). Retrieved July 23, 2005, from http://www.aoas.org/albums/astrophotos/gentry_night_sky_2.jpg

  • Constellations and Their Stars. (n.d.). Retrieved July 19, 2005, from http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/extra/constellations.html

  • Enchanted Learning. (1999-2005). Retrieved July 21, 2005, from http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/lifecycle/

  • Georgia Department of Education. (2005). Retrieved July 18, 2005, from www.georgiaperformancestandards.org

  • Imaginova Corp. (2005). Retrieved July 20, 2005, from http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/brightest_stars_030715-2.html

  • Kid Astronomy. (1998-2004). Retrieved July 20, 2005, from http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/constellations.htm


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References…(continued)

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. (n.d.). Retrieved July 20, 2005. from http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/ask_astro/answers/961112a.html

  • Nikomi (2005). Retrieved July 21, 2005, from http://www.nikomi.net/english/astronomy/starsizes.htm

  • Solar Views. (1996-2003). Retrieved July 21, 2005,. From http://www.solarviews.com/raw/sun/sunb.mov

  • Yahoo, Inc. (2005). Retrieved July 18, 2005, from http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/reference/encyclopedia/entry?id=44982


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