This PowerPoint presentation and guided student notes address the EQ: What are Stars and Galaxies? The student notes are in a booklet format which is perfect for their ISN. This lesson aligns with the Common Core Standards for 5th grade. It also covers the 3rd grade standards, which need to be reviewed before the 5th grade benchmark exam. All images are from the Hubble Telescope and NASA. Lesson concludes with embedded links for two short video clips on galaxies and constellations, as well as a Turn and Talk activity to get your students discussing their newly gained knowledge!