Night Sky, Stars and Galaxies
These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:
Identify the Sun as a star
Explain why Sun looks bigger and brighter than other stars
Describe how the stars (and Moon) appear to move in the sky
Explain why only a few thousand stars can be seen at night with the naked eye
Describe how stars group together, billions at a time, to form galaxies and how there are billions of galaxies in the Universe
The resources include details of common misconceptions and a summary of the research upon which the resources are based.
Download the zip file for all the questions and activities.
More resources like this can be found on the BEST webpage: Best Evidence in Science Teaching
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