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Examines the role of nuclear fusion in the life cycle of stars, and what particle accelerators reveal.

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    Star Power

    Star Power

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Examines nuclear fusion in stars and simulated in particle accelerators.
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    Star Power

    Star Power

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    Examines nuclear fusion in stars and simulated in particle accelerators.
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    Concept_23

    Concept_23

    by kanchan singh //basic
    details of description
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    14.2 Star Power

    14.2 Star Power

    by Maggie Mabery //basic
    Examines nuclear fusion in stars and simulated in particle accelerators.
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    Star Power

    Star Power

    by jaya kumar //at grade
    Examines nuclear fusion in stars and simulated in particle accelerators.
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    Star Power

    Star Power

    by Joe Caffrey //at grade
    Examines nuclear fusion in stars and simulated in particle accelerators.
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    Star Power

    Star Power

    by Charlene Wiesenborn //at grade
    Examines nuclear fusion in stars and simulated in particle accelerators.
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    CERN's Large Hadron Collider

    CERN's Large Hadron Collider

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn more about the CERN Particle Accelerator, one of the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator.
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  • Video
    Stars - Example 1

    Stars - Example 1

    by CK-12 //basic
    What Are Stars?
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    The Elements: Forged in Stars

    The Elements: Forged in Stars

    by CK-12 //at grade
    All the stars in the universe, including the Sun, are nuclear furnaces fueled by fusion. Through fusion, stars are responsible for forming all the naturally occurring elements heavier than hydrogen and helium. This video illustrates the critical role that stars play in creating the elements.
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    Stars - Example 2

    Stars - Example 2

    by CK-12 //basic
    The Sun
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    Nuclear Fusion

    Nuclear Fusion

    by CK-12 //basic
    An animation showing the hydrogen fusion that happens in the Sun.
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  • Lesson Plan
    The Future of the Milky Way Lesson Plan

    The Future of the Milky Way Lesson Plan

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students research collisions of galaxies, changes in stars, and black holes then discuss the future of the Milky Way given their research. The lesson includes background information, activity, vocabulary, and assessment.
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    Star Power Practice
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    Star Power Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Star Power Quiz - MS ES

    Star Power Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the process of nuclear fusion, the source of a star's energy, and the purpose of particle accelerators.
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    Star Power Quiz

    Star Power Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Quiz on Star Power
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  • Critical Thinking
    Star Power Discussion Questions

    Star Power Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Star Power.
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  • Real World Application
    Discovery at CERN

    Discovery at CERN

    by CK-12 //basic
    The Higgs boson is important because it gives objects mass. Scientsts predicted that it existed and built CERN to test that hypothesis. They discovered it in July 2012.
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  • Real World Application
    Tsar Bomba

    Tsar Bomba

    by CK-12 //basic
    The largest manmade explosion in history was Tsar Bomba, a nuclear weapon developed and tested by the Soviet Union. The sun works similarly to a fusion bomb but with many key differences.
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  • Real World Application
    Inside Out

    Inside Out

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will watch a simulation NASA compiled of a star turning inside out during a supernova and explore other unusual behaviors of stars.
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  • Real World Application
    And in the End

    And in the End

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes the future of our Sun and planet Earth.
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  • Study Guide
    Star Power Study Guide

    Star Power Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide summarizes the key points of Star Power. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
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    Star Power Flashcards

    Star Power Flashcards

    by CK-12 //at grade
    These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Star Power.
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