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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SC2015] ESS (9-12) 3 :
3 ) Evaluate and communicate scientific information (e.g., Hertzsprung-Russell diagram) in reference to the life cycle of stars using data of both atomic emission and absorption spectra of stars to make inferences about the presence of certain elements.

Subject: Science (9 - 12)
Title: Hands-on Activity: Can You Locate the Sun on the H-R Diagram?

Students will be able to locate the sun by using the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram to plot the sun's location.  This lesson can be an opening activity, review activity, or a quick lab.

This lesson results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.