Ch 19: Star Types Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Star Types chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach how to distinguish stars by color, position, and brightness. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Star Types chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Star color and size The relationship between star color and temperature; red dwarf stars, blue stars, and red giant stars
Tuesday Classes of stars Spectral classification system; A, B, F, G, K, M, and O stars
Wednesday Main sequence star Characteristics of main sequence stars, Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) diagram, protostar, stellar evolution, luminosity, and nuclear fusion reactions
Thursday Star clusters Globular and open clusters; gravitational attraction
Friday Binary stars Visual binary, eclipsing binary, spectroscopic binary, and astrometric binary

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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