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Title: Life Cycle of Stars: An Information and Activity Booklet
Url: http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lifecycles/LC_title.html
Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: This site contains a booklet about the life cycle of stars. The information covers the birth and ultimate fate of both sun-sized and massive stars. The stellar endpoint of sun-sized stars includes both white and black dwarfs while the endpoint of massive stars includes neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes. This site also contains seven activities which include model building and mathematical calculations. There is also information about the work of Annie Jump Cannon and her work in the classification of stars and Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar with his predictions of neutron stars and black holes. Solutions to the activities, a glossary, and links to other resources are also provided.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Astronomy -- Special topics, A-Z -- Stars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Other particular types of stars, A-Z -- Black holes
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Other particular types of stars, A-Z -- Dwarf stars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Other particular types of stars, A-Z -- Neutron stars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Other particular types of stars, A-Z -- Pulsars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Other particular types of stars, A-Z -- White dwarfs
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Mathematics
Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Science -- Physical sciences
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Library Guide
Mathematics Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Student Teachers
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Mathematics
Physics
Space science
Date Of Record Release: 2007-05-13 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-02-22 12:18:51 (W3C-DTF)
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