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Placing Stars onto H-R Diagram Performance Task

Placing Stars onto H-R Diagram Performance Task
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On this task students will display your knowledge of methods used in gathering data on a star. The problems are given in sequential order. Information from the previous problems can be used to help solve the later problems on this task. Students will read infromation from a spectra of a star. Calculate temperature using Weins Law. Calculate the luminosity using Stefan-Boltzman Law and finally place the star on the Hertzsprung-Russel Diagram.

Math CC.6.EE Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.
Math CC.N.Q Reason quantitatively and use units to solve problems.

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