BC: Thank you for reading!
FC: My Star Book | By: Prachi Kalra
1: This book is dedicated to my family for always being there for me.
2: First Stage - Nebula
3: At the first stage of a star's life cycle, stars are a ball of gas and dust. The gas and dust is formed into a sphere by gravity. As the sphere of gas and dust becomes more closely compacted, it gets hotter. While this is going on, something called nuclear fusion is happening, so that the hydrogen becomes helium. A nebula can either reflect or absorb light. | This is the second stage of a star’s life cycle. It is also the longest. Energy is generated into the core of the star as hydrogen atoms fuse into helium atoms. While this is going on, a very bug amount of energy us released. Main-sequence star’s sixes barely changes if the star has a continuous supply of hydrogen atoms to fuse into helium atoms.
4: Second Stage - Main-Sequence Star
5: This is the second stage of a star's life cycle. It is also the longest. Energy is generated into the core of the star as hydrogen atoms fuse into helium atoms. While this is going on, a very bug amount of energy us released. Main-sequence star's sixes barely changes if the star has a continuous supply of hydrogen atoms to fuse into helium atoms.
6: Third Stage -Giants and Supergiants | Giant | Supergiant
7: This is the third stage of a star's life cycle. During this stage, a star can become a red giant. A red giant is a large, reddish star late in its life cycle. It expands and cools once it uses up all of its hydrogen. Once this happens, the center of the star soon starts to shrink. While this is happening, the atmosphere of the star grows very large and cools and becomes either a red giant or a supergiant. Giants are 10 or more times bigger than the sun and supergiants are 100 times or more bigger than the sun.
8: Last Stage - White Dwarf
9: This is the final stage of a star's life cycle. A white dwarf is a small, hot, dim star that is the leftover center of an old star. It has no hydrogen left. White dwarf's can no longer generate energy by fusing hydrogen atoms into helium atoms. It is possible that a white dwarf could shine for billions of years before they are completely cool.
10: Resources | Information for Nebula: Astronomy Book and http://www.kidscosmos.org/kid-stuff/stars-facts.html#sub4 Picture for Nebula: http://www.daviddarling.info/images/Flaming_Star_Nebula.jpg Information for Main-Sequence Star: Astronomy Book Picture for Main-Sequence Star: https://segue.atlas.uiuc.edu/uploads/ryemm2/blue%20main%20sequence.jpg
11: Information for Giants and Supergiants: Astronomy Book Pictures for Giants and Supergiants: http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/bmendez/ay10/2000/cycle/redgiant.gif and http://imgsrc.hubblesite.org/hu/db/images/hs-2004-10-a-large_web.jpg Information for White Dwarfs: Astronomy Book Picture for White Dwarfs: http://science.nationalgeographic.com/staticfiles/NGS/Shared/StaticFiles/Science/Images/Content/white-dwarf-spiral-wd-03-ga.jpg
12: Extra Credit: Reflection
13: I really enjoyed working on this project. I thought it was a lot of fun. I think that it was so enjoyable because it was something new. I'd never used Mixbook before I did this project. Also, I thought it was interesting to learn all about the life cycle of a star in a fun way. It was also really cool being able to use all the cool backgrounds, fonts and colors that you can do on Mixbook. This is what I thought about this project.