Star Evolution – 6 – Temperature–Luminosity Diagrams

This is part 6 of an 8 part session series on Star Evolution. Find Part 1 here.

By using a computer animation students will explore the connection between the temperature and luminosity of stars to understand that stars form specific groups on the diagram corresponding to the stage of their evolution.

Age Range: 14 – 17 years
Prep. Time: Zero, if Activity 2 is done before
Lesson Time: 40 mins
Cost per activity: Printing of student’s worksheets
Includes the use of: Computer for each group of students

Teacher Guide

Student Guide

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