Big History Project
- ACTIVITY: The Life of a Star
- ACTIVITY: Infographic —Life Cycles of the Stars
- WATCH: How Were Stars Formed?
- ACTIVITY: Vocab Tracking
- ACTIVITY: Threshold Card — Threshold 2 Stars Light Up
- WATCH: Threshold 2 — Stars Light Up
- ACTIVITY: This Threshold Today
- ACTIVITY: DQ Notebook
- READ: Gallery — Structure in the Universe
- READ: Gallery — Stars
- Quiz: How Were Stars Formed?
ACTIVITY: Infographic —Life Cycles of the Stars
Compare and contrast the different paths of low-mass and high-mass stars, and their dynamic consequences. Download a PDF of Life Cycles of the Stars infographic.
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- What type of nebula do stars form from?(8 votes)
- A nebula of high density with hydrogen and helium(3 votes)
- Wouldn't the stars that were formed before our sun die now what kind of an effect does it have on our solar system ?(4 votes)
- it depends on the particular star some live for longer and some uses less fuel(3 votes)
- If our universe hasn't been around long enough to prove the exsistance of the black dwarf than why does The Life Cycle of Stars PDF say that white dwarves have a lifespan of 10 to the 15 power through 10 to the 25 power?(3 votes)
- That is what our current physical models predict.(3 votes)
- What would happen if the earth collided with a black hole?(3 votes)
- The Earth would be pulled in and merged into the black hole.(2 votes)
- How long does it take a high-mass star to go through each life stage?(3 votes)
- What are the forces involved in the lifecycle of a star? What I mean is: how does a nebulae become a high mass star, and how does it become a low mass star. How does this continue for the rest of the stars?(2 votes)
- Where does the black hole lead to?(1 vote)
- A black hole doesn't lead anywhere. It is simply an extremely dense body of mass.(2 votes)
- how and where is a star born.(1 vote)
- the pic is to burry to read(1 vote)