The Little Star That Could

The Little Star That Could

Show Description

What are stars made of? What’s in our galaxy? Your students meet the Milky Way Gang who analyze and interpret data to find out how planets are born, why stars shine, and the difference between stars, planets, and moons. A live, presenter-led tour of the current seasonal night sky precedes this automated program.

Grade Level: 12
LINK: Solar System Gallery

State Standards, Benchmarks, and GLEs

Grades 1-2

Science as Inquiry

(SI-E-A1) Ask questions about objects and events in the environment (e.g., plants, rocks, storms)

(SI-E-A1 Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations and scientific knowledge)

 (SI-E-A2) Predict and anticipate possible outcomes

Classroom Activities
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