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Space Math II - Problem 7, Counting the Stars in the Sky

First page of Problem 7, Counting the Stars in the Sky

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education

Grade Levels: 7-9
Publication Year: 2008
Subjects: Mathematics


In this activity, students use a photograph of a small part of the sky to estimate the number of stars astronomers could see by using a modern telescope to photograph the entire sky. Student and teacher pages are included.

Problem 7, Counting the Stars in the Sky  [272KB PDF file]

This activity is part of Space Math II.
 

Page Last Updated: December 31st, 2014
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