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Life Cycles of Stars (Grades 9-12) - Standards

National Mathematics and Science Content Standards

for the Activities in this Booklet


All Standards are for Grades 9-12




NSES

NCTM

Hey, Low Mass Star... This is Your Life!

Standard A: Science as Inquiry
Standard D: Structure and Evolution of the Universe

Model a Black Hole

Standard A: Science as Inquiry
Standard D: Structure and Evolution of the Universe

These Stars are Classified

Standard A: Science as Inquiry Standard 1: Problem Solving
Standard D: Structure and Evolution as the Universe Standard 2: Communication
Standard G: History and Nature of Science Standard 3: Reasoning
Standard 4: Connections
Standard 5: Algebra
Standard 6: Functions
Standard 7: Statistics

Blackbody Radiation & Wien's Law

Standard A: Science as Inquiry Standard 1: Problem Solving
Standard B: Physical Science Standard 2: Communication
Standard D: Structure and Evolution of the Universe Standard 3: Reasoning
Standard G: History and Nature of Science Standard 4: Connections
Standard 7: Statistics
Standard 13: Calculus

Bigger than a Breadbox?

Standard A: Science as Inquiry Standard 1: Problem Solving
Standard B: Physical Science Standard 2: Communication
Standard D: Structure and Evolution of the Universe Standard 3: Reasoning
Standard 4: Connection
Standard 5: Algebra

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