This product is a video guide to accompany Cosmos: A Space Oddesy episode 8: Sisters of the Sun. The video does a fantastic job of modeling star lifecycles and stellar evolution. The questions are fill in the blank / short answer style and follow in order with the video. An answer key is included. This episode is currently available on Netflix and Youtube.
The constellation of the Pleiades provides a vehicle for us to explore a series of paradoxes and epochal discoveries for humanity. The untold story of the modern "sisters of the sun," the early 20th century female astronomers, led by two deaf women, at Harvard who cataloged the stars. It's also the story of the young British woman who joined forces with them, her defiance of the world's leading expert, and how she taught the world what the stars are really made of.