Stars are the Element Factories of the Universe. This is a Science Reading Article geared towards students in grade 8 and higher. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application and open-ended varieties.
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This resource covers the following topics:
- The Big Bang Theory
- A review of atoms
–> Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons
–> Isotopes and Ions
- The creation of light and heavy elements
Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away.
This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.