ERIC Number: ED461494
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Life Cycles of Stars: An Information & Activity Booklet Grades K-8, 1997-1998. Star-Child--A Learning Center for Young Astronomers.
Truelove, Elizabeth; Dejoie, Joyce
This booklet contains information and activities on the life cycle of stars. Materials can be adapted for kindergarten through grade 8 classrooms. Background information on massive stars and medium stars and activities with subjects such as star life, constellation shapes, nebula terminology, astronomical distances, and pulsars is included. The 12 activities employ game formats such as crossword puzzles, word searches, and board games and are organized into two groups with different levels of difficulty. Matching poster is also included with booklet. (DDR)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Elementary Education, General Science, Interdisciplinary Approach, Physics, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Space Sciences, Stars
High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center, Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, Code 660.2, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD 20771. E-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov. For full text: http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lifecycles/ starchild5.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center.
Note: Developed by the Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. To be used with StarChild CD-ROM (not available from ERIC) or StarChild Web site. Poster not available from ERIC. For Grades 9-12 Information and Activity Booklet, see SE 061 106.