Stars: The Powerhouses of the Universe

Stars: The Powerhouses of the Universe

Ages:4th - 12th grade

Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars. Content includes stellar evolution, space exploration, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the history of astronomy.

The stunning animation highlighting astronauts, spacecraft, telescopes, nebulas, clusters, and more, was created by the talented team of the National Space Centre (Leicester, UK). This dramatic program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill.

Teacher Resources

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New York State Science Learning Standards covered during this program for 4th grade – High School students.

Printable worksheet with a short reading and activities about the Hubble Space Telescope.

Astronomy Education Resources

Visit this page to explore more than 40 educational resources curated by our astronomy educators! Discover apps that allow you to explore the Solar System, educational comics, tips for nighttime observing, and more.