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The following resources and activities are intended to help children further explore how stars were formed. These activities and materials will enhance the Native American tale of “How We Got Stars.”


Activities

Share the Story
Communicate the Native American story about how the giants put stars in the sky and share the science story about how stars form and change.

“Drawing Conclusions” about How the Stars Came to Be
Illustrate the Native American and science stories about how stars are made.

Star Viewing
Observe the features of the night sky.

Star Scramble
Discover the star life cycle through a fast-paced game.

Star Spirals
Create a double spiral mobile showing how small- and large-mass stars evolve.

 

About Star Origins

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Audio/Video

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Last updated
January 22, 2007