Types of Stars: Lesson for Kids


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Which of these stars is a main sequence star?

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1. A _____ is a star that has just begun its life.

2. As a white dwarf star continued to cool, what type of star does it become?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Watching the stars at night can be a great activity to do with your friends, and this quiz will measure how much you know about the different kinds of stars in the sky. Quiz questions will ask you about the life cycle of stars, characteristics about different types of stars, and about related space concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our tools can help you figure out exactly what you know about:

  • Main sequence stars
  • Newly created stars
  • Cooled white dwarfs stars
  • Stars created from supernova explosions
  • Main sequence stars that burn off the bulk of their hydrogen

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz give you a chance to improve the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you draw the most important information from the related stars lesson
  • Making connections - use your knowledge of star definitions and link that to explain the ways that different stars are formed
  • Information recall - think back about the knowledge you've gained regarding main sequence stars

Additional Learning

Review more fun facts about this topic by checking out the connected lesson, Types of Stars: Lesson for Kids. If you need help with the quiz questions, this lesson will give you the answers, and you will also learn about the following:

  • The basic definition of a star
  • Ways in which stars are categorized
  • Betelguese and Sirius