Investigating Star Brightness & Distance

Unit 4: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Lesson 3 of 10

Objective: SWBAT explain how distance affects the appeared brightness of stars.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students explore the brightness of stars by examining a photo of the night sky. Then, students use flashlights to investigate how distance impacts star brightness.

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Science, sun, Earth and Space Science, stars, distance, investigation, star brightness, pattern, time, seasons
  75 minutes
two flashlights same distances
 
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