Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe

Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
Science Literacy Activity #18 Stellar Evolution,Chemical Composition of Universe
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This easy-to-use science literacy activity is aligned with the NGSS High School Earth and Space Science performance expectations and disciplinary core ideas in ESS1: Earth’s Place in the Universe. It includes learning objectives, the NGSS alignment for the activity, one science literacy article, assessment questions and an answer key. The activity is ideal to supplement an astronomy, earth and space science lesson or as a substitute teacher lesson plan.

This activity is also included in NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #18 Stellar Evolution .
Upon completion of this activity, students will be able to:

• Describe the relative abundance of hydrogen and helium that existed when the Universe came into existence.
• Define stellar evolution.
• Describe in general terms how nuclear fusion occurs in stars.
• Describe how nucleosynthesis, and therefore the different elements created, varies as a function of the mass of a star and the stage of its lifetime.
• Explain how the first stars affected the composition of interstellar gas and dust.
• Explain how a star’s size remains stable.
• Explain what happens to a massive star after it forms an iron core.
• Compare the chemical composition of the Universe to the chemical composition of the Sun and the Virgo Cluster.

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