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Astrophysics for Kids

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Help your elementary school students review basic astrophysics concepts with this convenient online course. The course's fun lessons and quizzes can help your students study for exams, complete science homework, catch up in class and earn better grades.
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4 chapters in Astrophysics for Kids

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Ch 1. Astrophysics of Stars for Elementary School {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[436621].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Absolute Magnitude Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Absolute Magnitude vs. Apparent Magnitude Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Apparent Magnitude Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Albedo Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Albedo Effect Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Binary Star Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Star Clusters Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436643].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436643].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Neutron Star Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Supernova Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Quasar Lesson for Kids: Facts & Information Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436689].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436689].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Cosmology for Elementary School {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[436633].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Light Year Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436649].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436649].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436649].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436649].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Triangulum Galaxy Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436667].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436667].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436667].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436667].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Spiral Galaxy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Elliptical Galaxy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436671].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436671].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Irregular Galaxy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Nova Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Stellar Parallax Definition: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Parsec Definition: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Redshift Definition: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Zenith Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436697].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436697].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. The Sun for Elementary School {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[436639].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Chromosphere of the Sun Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436641].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436641].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Corona of the Sun Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Ionosphere Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Umbra & Penumbra Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Photosphere Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Solar Wind Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Analemma of the Sun Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436699].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436699].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Nebulas for Elementary School {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[436651].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Planetary Nebula Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436653].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436653].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436653].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436653].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Solar Nebula Theory Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Crab Nebula Facts: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436657].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436657].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Stellar Nebula Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Carina Nebula Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Rosette Nebula Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436663].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436663].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436663].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436663].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Eagle Nebula Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436665].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[436665].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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