Star Evolution – 5 – Stellar Luminosity

This is part 5 of an 8 part session series on Star Evolution. Find Part 1 here.

By using a presentation and a computer animation students will explore the connection between the apparent brightness, absolute brightness and the distance of stars to understand the different luminosity classes of stars.

Age Range: 14 – 17 years
Prep. Time: Zero, if Activity 2 is done before
Lesson Time: 35 mins
Cost per activity: Printing of student’s worksheets
Includes the use of: Computer for each group of students

Slide Pack

Teacher Guide

Student Guide

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