Stellar Evolution

The lifecycles of stars

Years 9–13

Ākonga use evidence to explore the beginning in Te Ao Māori and explain why the ‘Big Bang’ is a theory. They consider how stars are formed from material from the beginning of time, learn how to classify stars on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, and find out what happens during the life of a star.

Duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

Planetarium show: The Sun Our Living Star

Cost: To be confirmed

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