Types of Stars by Size, Color and Life Cycle


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What spectral classification is our sun?

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1. What spectral classification of star is the most common?

2. What spectral classification is the least common?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive worksheet and printable quiz duo will go over how to classify stars on a spectral scale based on size, color, and life cycle. The quiz will go over what you learned to help reinforce the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to evaluate your understanding on:

  • Spectral classification
  • Most common and least common classifications
  • How to determine star temperatures by their color

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about stars in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding spectral scale and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application-use your knowledge to answer questions about star classification

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson called Types of Stars by Size, Color and Life Cycles. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about star temperature, size, color, and life cycles
  • Determine how to classify stars
  • Discover the spectral classification of the sun
  • Determine which classifications are the most and least common
  • Learn how color indicates star temperature