Part 2-The Light in Our Night Sky...Stars

Unit 5: Out Of This World- A Journey Through Our Solar System
Lesson 10 of 11

Objective: SWBAT explain how the appearance and brightness of stars is due to their relative distance from the Earth.

Big Idea: Students will construct a Hertzsprung-Russel diagram to illustrate and explain how a stars distance contributes to the brightness that is seen on Earth.

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