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In this activity, students use multiwavelength images of stars in different stages of evolution to investigate how the initial masses of the protostars determines their evolutionary paths. Images include stellar nurseries, protostars, supernova remnants, planetary nebulae, white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars and black holes. The activity includes a teacher guide with background information, a card set of 24 images, student task description and worksheets, online tutorials, and a Web quest version. Suggestions for using the activity in the classroom as well as related URLs are included in the Web-based teacher guide.

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    • Grade 1
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    Keywords:

    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123933655T,Informal Education,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth and space science:Astronomy:Stars, nebulae and galaxies,Chandra,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astrophysics,High School Programming,Physics,General Public,Space Science

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    English

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