Classroom Activity

Problem 19, Counting the Stars in Draco
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 7-9


In this activity, students learn how to construct a histogram for the stars in a star field, bin them according to their apparent magnitude and answer questions related to the chart. Student and teacher pages are included.

Problem 19, Counting the Stars in Draco  [150KB PDF file]

This activity is part of Space Math II.