Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review

Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
Stars and Galaxies Unit Exam or Summative Review
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This listing features a four-page exam about stars and galaxies for a middle school astronomy unit in an Earth Science course. Since this document is editable, you have the option to change the title and point values of each section and use this resource as a summative study guide instead.

This exam contains five sections

  1. Interpret a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram I created on Microsoft Excel (9 questions)
  2. Multiple choice (11 questions)
  3. Parallax section where students sketch and explain how a star closer to Earth changes position in relation to the more distant stars from opposite orbital positions around the sun
  4. Short answer (10 questions)
  • Various questions about the electromagnetic spectrum
  • State the relationship/correlation between star size and its luminosity
  • Identify the color pattern of the hottest and coolest stars
  • Explain how a refracting, reflecting, and a radio telescope are similar in function.
  • Where are most observatories located in the world? Explain why.
  • Rank the following from largest to smallest……Galaxy, giant star, neutron star, universe, constellation, solar system, etc.
  • You discover a new star. State six questions you would like answered about this new star.

5. Three successive fill-in-the-blank sections that honor the life cycle of a star, each

with its own word bank

This activity comes with a four-page key with the answers in bold red font.

This study guide/assessment about stars and galaxies complements the “Stars and Galaxies Crossword Puzzle Bundle” and the “Star Life Cycle Cryptogram Puzzle” activity in my store.

Check out my store for dozens of other quality field-tested, innovative, practical, and user-friendly science products for several fields of science - biology, chemistry, field ecology, physical science, Earth science, and human anatomy and physiology.

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I began launching my curriculum line through TpT in 2018. I have over twenty years of teaching and curriculum writing experience as the department head. I joined TpT with seventeen years of publishing experience.

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8 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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