Education, Homeschool, Science/Math

STEM Activity: The Life Cycles of Stars

Cecilia Payne’s groundbreaking discovery of what makes the stars paved the way for more star discoveries, including how stars are born and eventually die. That’s right, just like humans, stars have life cycles.

To learn how stars are born, read THE FIRE OF STARS with your students, including the back matter, A STAR IS BORN. Then study how stars’ lives end using these resources:

Next, invite your students to use what they’ve learned to fill in this star life cycle worksheet.