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Studies of a Population of Stars: Mapping the Positions of Stars

Make observations and use available data and simple calculations to correlate observations and data in the characterization of stars. In this activity, students can discover that the positions of stars in the sky illuminates information about the Milky Way galaxy.

Author(s):

Stephen J. Edberg

Date Accepted: 2013-04-06 Grade Group: High School (9-12) Benchmarks: M1.3.9 M1.4.2 M5.3.12 M6.3.6 M8.3.2 M8.3.9 M8.4.22 S15.3.3 Keywords: maps star Microsoft Word: 03_05_10_3.docx PDF Document: 03_05_10_3.pdf