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E. Earth and Space: 2. The student recognizes the vastness of the universe and the Earth's place in it.: 9-12: The student...

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knows that the stages in the development of three categories of stars are based on mass: stars that have the approximate mass of our Sun, stars that are two- to three-stellar masses and develop into neutron stars, and stars that are five- to six-stellar masses and develop into black holes.


Stellar Evolution and Death
http://observe.arc.nasa.gov/nasa/space/stellardeath/stellardeath_intro.html

A comprehensive resource from NASA for teaching stellar evolution.


SC.E.2.4.2 Add Website - Add Activity

identifies the arrangement of bodies found within and outside our galaxy.

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knows astronomical distance and time.

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understands stellar equilibrium.

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knows various scientific theories on how the universe was formed.

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knows the various ways in which scientists collect and generate data about our universe (e.g., X-ray telescopes, computer simulations of gravitational systems, nuclear reactions, space probes, and supercollider simulations).


NASA Homepage
http://www.nasa.gov/

This the official homepage of the National Aeronautic Space Administration. This page provides both historical and current information concerning the space industry.

Educators can use this site to allow students to research for related information and they may also obtain educational support using the many hyperlinks available on the page.


Hubble Space Telescope Home Page
http://www.stsci.edu/

Gateway to information, images and ideas related to the Hubble Telescope.


SC.E.2.4.7 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that mathematical models and computer simulations are used in studying evidence from many sources to form a scientific account of the universe.


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