California State Standard: Earth Science 2d: Students know that stars differ in their life cycles and that visual, radio, and X-ray telescopes may be used to collect data that reveal those differences.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Discuss the electromagnetic spectrum with the students and do an activity using spectral glasses looking at different light sources (hydrogen, helium, sodium, etc). Then students will go through the presentation at their own pace. At the end of the presentation students will answer the assessment questions.