What are stars and star constellations?

In this lesson, we will discuss how stars, including the Sun, were made. We will see how humans have investigated more about stars since the invention of telescopes. Finally, we will learn about constellations

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In the order of our planets, after Mars, the next furthest planet from the sun is...

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Q2.What is the hottest planet in our solar system?

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Q3.Why would someone need a spacesuit in order to be able to breathe in Mars?

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Q4.Which of these separates Uranus from all other planets?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In the order of our planets, after Mars, the next furthest planet from the sun is...

1/4

Q2.What is the hottest planet in our solar system?

2/4

Q3.Why would someone need a spacesuit in order to be able to breathe in Mars?

3/4

Q4.Which of these separates Uranus from all other planets?

4/4

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What are stars and star constellations?

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Q1.When stars are formed, gravity pulls what two things together?

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Q2.Initially, a star uses which of these to keep shining and giving light?

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Q3.After it runs out of hydrogen, a star becomes bigger and changes colour to...

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Q4.Dwarf stars are much smaller and do not burn as brightly. Which of these colours can they NOT be?

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What are stars and star constellations?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When stars are formed, gravity pulls what two things together?

1/4

Q2.Initially, a star uses which of these to keep shining and giving light?

2/4

Q3.After it runs out of hydrogen, a star becomes bigger and changes colour to...

3/4

Q4.Dwarf stars are much smaller and do not burn as brightly. Which of these colours can they NOT be?

4/4

Lesson summary: What are stars and star constellations?

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