Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Stars, Galaxies and the Universe

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Texas Assessments Standards (STAAR)

TX.STAAR.8. STAAR Grade 8 Science Assessment
Reporting Category 3: Earth and Space - The student will demonstrate an understanding of components, cycles, patterns, and natural events of Earth and space systems.
(8.8) Earth and space. The student knows characteristics of the universe. The student is expected to:
8.8 (A) Describe components of the universe, including stars, nebulae, and galaxies, and use models such as the Herztsprung-Russell diagram for classification. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
8.8 (B) Recognize that the Sun is a medium-sized star near the edge of a disc-shaped galaxy of stars and that the Sun is many thousands of times closer to Earth than any other star. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
8.8 (C) Explore how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to gain information about distances and properties of components in the universe. Supporting Standard (STAAR)