Learn about how stars are formed and their life cycle. Sites include information on size of stars, their colors, constellations, and history. There is a site with a video showing a star being formed. Also included is an eThemes Resource on constellations.
The Birth of Stars
View pictures taken from the Hubble Space Telescope of stars forming.
Birth, Life & Death of Stars
Learn how the size of a star determines its life. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Enchanted Learning: The Life Cycle of Stars
Learn about the future of our sun and other stars. Also, click on "The Birth of Stars" or "The Death of Stars" and each of its subdivisions to find out more. NOTE: This site includes banner ads.
Life Cycle of a Star
This site explains "Main Sequence" stars and has "Interactive Diagrams/Questions."
Stars: Cosmic Beacons
This web site has extensive information about stars. NOTE: This site includes ads.
NASA: What is a Star?
Learn about stellar evolution and its sequences.
ThinkQuest: Learning about the Sun and the Stars
Find out how many stars are in the Universe and what is the closest star to our planet.
The Guardian: Our Lucky Star: How the Sun Works
This video is about the star at the center of our solar system: the Sun. It tells about sunspots, the solar cycle, solar flares, and other aspects of how the Sun works.
Neutron Star Movie
Watch an animated movie about how a star morphs into a neutron star. This may take a minute to download.
Strange Stuff in Space
Learn about stars transformation after their death. Change level to Intermediate or Advanced to learn more.
Stars and Galaxies
Read about the origin of the Universe, star formations, their energy and life cycle. The site has audio narration, animated movies, and outer space images.
Astronomy for Kids: Learn about Stars
Read about the dependency between color and size of a star. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Astronomy for Kids
Learn about stars: their size, composition, and life cycle.
Learn about famous stargazers in history and what they have discovered. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This site describes different types of stars in language written for kids.
eThemes Resource: Space: Constellations
View many illustrations of constellations. Learn how they were named and other historical information. Find out what phases the stars go through. Also learn about associated Roman and Greek mythology. Includes quizzes and a movie.
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