Stellar Evolution

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Recommended Grade Level: 6-8

Time Required: Approximately 1 hour

This lesson plan was originally designed for middle school (6th-8th) grade students, but it can be modified or used as is with older students.  

This tour is meant to accompany a kinesthetic activity about stellar evolution, outlined in this paper, The Kinesthetic Life Cycle of Stars (pdf), by Erica Reinfeld, on pgs 4-5.

The tour runs best with the latest version of WWT (downloadable from

2015-02_stellar_evolution_lesson_plan.pdf935 KB
Kinesthetic Life Cycle of Stars (pdf)182 KB