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Melissa Bradley, Ed.S. (Education Leadership Specialist)

Interpret the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

Grades: 8th Grade
Subjects: Science

Student Instructions

Use the model of the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram to describe and classify the stars. Read the statements provided. Use the label to type T for true and F for false. Use the shapes to cross out the incorrect word in the statements. Use the label to type what term should be used to make the statement true. An example has been provided for you to reference. When you have completed the activity, click check to submit your responses for teacher review.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram can describe and classify stars based on their temperature, color, size, and brightness. Students may need to refer to a printed copy of the diagram as they complete this warmup.