The Biggest Stars in the Galaxy

Study the giants of our universe with a video lesson. A descriptive lesson from a solar system playlist compares hypergiant stars to other bodies in our galaxy. The lesson instructor explains the origin and the composition of these amazingly large stars.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils record any unfamiliar vocabulary as they watch the lesson
  • Create a graphic organizer to record characteristics of the hypergiant stars; use to compare to other types of stars
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires prior knowledge of the types of stars in the universe
  • Provides an extensive list of resources to consult for further research
  • Includes mathematical support for the characteristics of the stars
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