The Life Cycle of Stars

Unit 8: Astronomy
Lesson 2 of 4

Objective: SWBAT identify the major source of 'power' in stars as represented by nuclear fusion | SWBAT describe the life cycle of a star and identify its major "stages"

Big Idea: This multi-faceted lesson has students exploring what makes a star a star, including an in-depth focus on the process of nuclear fusion in the core of stars. Additionally, students also get a glimpse of the astronomical "life cycle" of stars in our galaxy

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