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74 reviewed resources for neutron stars

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Neutron Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
This is one heavy video! Introduce the topic of neutron stars with a brief but informative resource. Young astronomers discover the history of neutron star research, the conditions present in and around a neutron star, and the...
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What Are Neutron Stars?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens at the end of the life cycle of a star? A lesson in the Socratica Astronomy playlist shows three ways a star dies: white dwarf, black hole, and neutron star. Each ending depends on the mass of the original star.
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Neutron Stars - Death Star

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Add a little drama to the classroom with this clip on Neutron stars. Gamma ray bursts are examined in relation to their effect on the earth. This is a hypothetical, informative, and very dramatic clip. Show for fun, to help learners...
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Atoms As Big As Mountains—Neutron Stars Explained

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the densest object in the universe? Neutron stars claim many unique properties—including the title of densest object—that are extreme, even for our universe. The video explains how neutron stars form and why it is important for...
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The Life Cycle of a Neutron Star

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
From supernova to neutron star ... what's next? A video presentation describes a neutron star and its life in the universe. Learners then answer questions online to asses their understanding.
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Neutron Star Merger Gravitational Waves and Gamma Rays

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists have theorized about the merging of stars based on scientific theories and mathematical principles. For the first time, observation has confirmed these theories. Viewers share in the excitement of the discovery as they watch...
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High Mass Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
It's better to burn out than fade away! Viewers experience the birth of neutron stars and supernovae in a video that explains the life cycle of high mass stars. Learners see the conditions needed to produce these events, as well as the...
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Life and Death of Stars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There are 200-400 billion stars in our galaxy alone! Here, scholars explore the continuous cycle of a star's birth, life, and death. Individuals also take a look at black holes, created from this cycle, through videos and by creating...
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Stars

For Students 4th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students use the clues to assist them in solving the crossword puzzle on the stars. They identify various constellations and how each rotates.
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We Are Made of "Star Stuff"

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Explore the validity of a famous quote by Carl Sagan, "We are made of star stuff." An episode of the ACS Reactions playlist explains how deteriorating stars became the origin of all the elements in our world. Learners consider different...
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Lives and Deaths of Stars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Star light, star bright ... just how long can you wish on that star? Well, it depends on its mass. The presentation explains the life cycle of stars based on their sizes. Scholars learn about the life expectancy of a star based on the...
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Neutron Stars Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The universe is full of sources of energy. Explore the energy of pulsars with your classes through a simulation. An interactive lesson allows learners to manipulate the angle of rotation of both the earth and the pulsars. A real-time...
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Supernova (Supernovae)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
How does a massive star go supernova? This video is a follow up to the Kahn Academy video on the life cycle of massive stars and explains the chemical collapse that results in a supernova. Sal explains the process with neutron stars and...
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Space: Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students study information about stars including their life cycle, size, colors, constellations, and history.
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Stars, Galaxies and the Universe

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
It takes 225 million years for our sun to travel around the galaxy. The presentation covers astronomical units, light years, telescopes, types of stars, the life cycle of a star, and types of galaxies. This is the last lesson in a...
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Integrating Space Science-Our Changing Universe

For Students 8th - 10th
In this universe learning exercise, students read about the big bang theory and the evolution of the stars from the elements. Students answer four critical thinking questions about the beginnings of our universe.
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A Star is Born

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the life cycle of a star. In this astronomy lesson, students work in groups to research on stage in stellar evolution and report back to the class their findings. They will discuss as a class the order of the...
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The Life Cycle of a Star

For Students 7th - 10th
In this stars worksheet, students read about the different stages in the life cycle of a star. Then students complete 3 short answer questions.
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The Building Blocks of Matter

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Everything can be reduced to atoms. The first installment of a six-part Mixtures and Solutions unit focuses on the building blocks of matter. Scholars review basic atomic structure, including protons, neutrons, and electrons, in...
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How to Detect a Supernova

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While a star explodes every second or so in the observable universe, we can't observe a supernova in its first moments. Discover the fascinating science behind how astronomers and physicists are attempting to detect supernovas early with...
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The Oscillation Period of Gaseous Spheres

For Students 9th - 12th
In this oscillation period activity, high schoolers read about how the force of gravity effects the oscillation of bodies. Students use two given formulas to identify the oscillation period of the sun, the Earth and a neutron star.
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Stars and Galaxies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book Stars and Galaxies. In this reading lesson plan, students complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions,...
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Nuclear Pasta May Be the Strongest Material Ever

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Do you ever feel like scientists have more fun naming new discoveries than actually finding them? Discover the fun they had while learning about the extremely scientific concepts of nuclear pasta, gnocchi, spaghetti, waffles,...
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A Brief History of the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
No one was actually there to see the birth of the universe, but years of collaboration between physicists and mathematicians allow us to glimpse all but a fraction of a second of it. A narrated journey shows the phase changes early...