Purple Worksheet for Astronomy | Ms. Laura Branch

Part 8.  Big Bang & Stars
(purple)

 

  1. What is the Big Bang Theory?

 

 

 

  1. Why is it just a theory?

 

 

 

  1. What evidence is there for an expanding universe (Big Bang Theory)?

 

 

 

  1. What are the three theories for the future of the universe and what factor will determine which ending it will be?

 

 

 

  1. What is a quasar and what do they give off?

 

 

 

  1. What is a pulsar?

 

 

 

  1. What is a black hole?  How do scientists know black holes exist?

 

 

 

  1. Draw the life cycle (stellar evolution) of a small or medium sized star, like our sun.  What will it form when its energy runs out?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Draw the life cycle (stellar evolution) of a large or massive star (100 times the mass of our sun).  What will it form when its energy runs out?

 

 

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