Type:

Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

To help students comprehend the vast distances between stars, and that the light we see is not recent starlight, but may be millions of years old. The teacher will help students understand how astronomers find out about origins of the universe.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

star sun starlight cosmic distance

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

SCI.8.8.B: Science

recognize that the Sun is a medium-sized star near the edge of a disc-shaped galaxy of stars and that the Sun is many thousands of times closer to Earth than any other star;
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