This is a science reading comprehension task for 4th-grade students. Students will learn about the color of stars, the brightness of stars, and the size of stars.
S4E1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare and contrast the
physical attributes of stars and planets.
b. Construct an argument on why some stars (including the Earth’s sun) appear to be larger or
brighter than others. (Clarification statement: Differences are limited to distance and size, not age or stage of evolution.)