Day One of Plaid Pete's Star Lab

Unit 5: Plaid Pete is Finding Earth's Place in the Universe
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Objective: SWBAT support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.

Big Idea: What is a star? How are stars formed? Students begin this series of lessons in Plaid Pete's Star Lab by examining inquiry charts that help them learn about the lifecycle of a star.

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