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566 resources with the concept stars

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Giving Away the Stars-- Story Starter

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this writing worksheet, students read a story starter which asks them who they would give the stars to (if they could) and why. Students write the story and illustrate it.
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Star Chart

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students name the constellations for the location of stars and answer some related questions.
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Star Party

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this space worksheet, students identify and locate vocabulary terms related to the stars and space. There are 15 words located in the puzzle.
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Life Cycle of a Star

For Students 6th - 7th
In this space science instructional activity, students locate 24 words relating to the live cycle of a star in a word search puzzle. They may self correct by selecting the link at the bottom of the page.
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Stars

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students relate the mood and meaning of a song to the style of performance. They listen to a poem by Sara Teasdale, listen to a song about stars and sing the star song.
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Stars and the Sun

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and state the differences between different stars and the sun. They tie the magnificence of space with the science fiction novel, "I Robot." Several worksheets and discussions are also covered within this lesson plan.
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Timing An X-ray Pulsar

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use X-ray data to identify an object as a rotating neutron star, and determine its period of rotation. They use XTE observations of the Crab Pulsar to determine the period of the light intensity, interpret this period as the...
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Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students study a research telescope to obtain quantitative information about these objects. They use the SkyServer Navigation Tool to identify objects and record celestial coordinates. In addition, they associate star brightness and...
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Star Mobiles

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover the characteristics of stars with the involvement in making a star mobile. They write three factual sentences that are researched and attach them to the mobile on paper plates. The teachers shares some facts about...
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Star Quest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners engage in a lesson of using maps in order to find constellations in the night sky. They also conduct research using three constellations. The research is used to create a project to inform others. The teacher also leads the...
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Stellar Lunar Curriculum

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a instructional activity about the moon and three different constellations. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The teacher leads the class with demonstrations and discussion groups. The research is...
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Following the North Star

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners give examples of the impacts of science and technology on the migration and settlement patterns of various groups. They draw stars explaining how the North Star was used to give directions on the Underground Railroad.
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Star Patterns

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create constellation maps and record their own legends of how constellations came into existence. After observing the sky at night, 3rd graders discuss star maps, read previously recorded legends on the origin of stars. ...
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Constellations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore constellations. They read trade books about constellations and write notes including their locations, origins, and names. They research and report on one constellation in the Northern Hemisphere and share their report...
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How Far to the Stars?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars use the steps in the scientific inquiry to identify the features of the universe. In groups, they calculate distances to different stars and nebulea in light-years. They also compare how long it takes light to travel and...
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Tanabata: The Japanese "Wish Upon a Star"Festival

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the legend of Tanabata in order to explain some of the astronomical findings in the night sky. The Japanese tell the story in order to explain the origin of celestial bodies.
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Our Closest Stars Database

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars use Excel software as an interactive database to answer questions about our closest neighboring stars. They apply filters to the spreadsheet to sort through data and find results. Students identify properties of stars....
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Objects in the Sky and the Solar System

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view an interactive PowerPoint presented by the teacher. Students then research a particular planet on the Internet. The students construct a model of their planet and present it to the class.
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Take Me To The Stars!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research and investigate a constellation. They identify the basic constellations in the night sky. Students construct a model of a planetarium and discuss its limitations. They relate mythology to the early study of the...
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Three D Constellations

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students are introduced to both celestial coordinates and to the first rung on the distance determination ladder. They convert spherical coordinates to Cartesian coordinates to construct a three dimensional model of a constellation...
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The Quiz Game

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are split into teams. Students travel to the stars lesson on a given web site and gather information about stars. Students then choose a category for the tag board that the teacher has made. The teacher asks a question and...
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Sparkle & Shine

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read about Galileo. They create constellation cards. Students create mini planetariums of a constellation. They encounter myths and stories created around the constellations.
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Trip to the Stars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recognize various constellations in the planetarium. They discuss why the stars do not look the same everywhere and in all seasons. Students use their constellation maps to locate the constellations. They write a reflective...
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Myths and Legends

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders write a myth about a constellation that is seen from the night sky in South Carolina. They draw a picture of their constellation to attach to their myth. They scan their pictures and type their stories into a web page...