Stars as a Source of Light: Definition & Explanation


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What is a star?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a type or description of star that really exists?

2. Why do stars shine so brightly?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're going to be asked about the descriptions of stars, the way they shine, the Moon, and fusion reactions in the Sun.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to display your knowledge of:

  • What stars are
  • Ways in which stars are described
  • The reason stars shine so brightly
  • Why we see the Moon at night
  • The results of fusion reaction in the Sun

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding qualities of stars
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Moon's visibility and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Sun

Additional Learning

You can learn more about stars and light by utilizing the related lesson. This lesson is called Stars as a Source of Light: Definition & Explanation and can be used to go over:

  • What stars are
  • Why stars shine
  • Planets and the moon