A Peek into the Lives of Stars Quiz

Type of Lesson: Quiz

Time Needed: 1 hour

Standards Addressed

MEGOSE ES7 Compare our sun to other stars and star systems.
MEGOSE ES8 Explain common observations of the day and night sky.
MEGOSE ES11 Explain how stars form and how they produce energy.
MEGOSE ES12 Explain how technology and scientific inquiry have helped us learn about the universe.

Quick Summary of Lesson

This quiz corresponds to the Tour on the Windows to the Universe site called A Peek into the Lives of Stars.


an internet connection and computers for your students to use
the student quiz (down below under Student Activity Sheet)


1. Have students go through the tour called A Peek into the Lives of Stars

2. Have students fill out the quiz as they go through the Tour. Answers are below.

Student Activity Sheet

Please click here for student activity sheets. All activities on the Windows to the Universe site may be printed and reproduced if being used for educational purposes.

Notes to the Teacher

We hope that having these in-class quizzes will help students really focus as they read through this Tour. Please feel free to give us your comments should you have any.

It would fine to have students work through this Tour in groups...the groups would then turn in one finished quiz.

Answers are: 1) B 2) A 3) C 4) B 5) A 6) D 7) D 8) B 9) A 10) D 11) B 12)A 13) C 14) D 15) C 16) C 17) C 18) B 19) B 20) C 21) B 22) A 23) A 24) B 25) D 26) B 27) D 28) C 29) C 30) D 31) B 32) C 33) B 34) B 35) B

Need More Information? Try Using Windows to the Universe

Please use these links for further ideas or more information:
All Star Line Up
A Peek into the Lives of Stars
Understanding the Sky
The Universe

Last modified prior to September, 2000 by the Windows Team

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