Types of Star Clusters


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Open clusters tend to:

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1. Globular cluster can be best described as:

2. The point at which a star leaves the main sequence to become a giant is the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet will help you learn more about star clusters. Discover what types of star clusters exist and the types of stars you can find in them. Once you go through the worksheet, use the printable quiz to go over what you learned.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to evaluate your understanding on:

  • Clusters
  • Star age and types
  • Star sequences

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related star cluster lesson
  • Interpreting information - determine that you gained the most important information about the types of star clusters in existence
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as globular clusters clusters and open clusters.

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson called Types of Star Clusters. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about star clusters and their composition
  • Address the different star clusters that exist
  • Review what different star clusters look like
  • Determine star age in different clusters