Overview: Star cluster organizer

Overview
of "Graphic Organizer: Comparison of globular and open star clusters"
Description:
Graphic Organizer: Comparison of globular and open star clusters shows the similarities and differences between the two types of star clusters. The information is presented in the form of a Venn diagram.
Format(s) available: Printer-friendly web page; PDFs for teacher (full chart) and student (blank organizer with images)
Grades: Adaptable, at teacher's discretion
How to use it in the classroom

Teachers can use Graphic Organizer: Comparison of globular and open star clusters as:

A reference tool. Clarify the similarities and differences between these two types of star clusters.

A model. Show students how to use this type of graphic organizer. Explain how to analyze the contents and display summary information.

An organization tool. This type of graphic organizer can be used to formulate and arrange students' thoughts before composing essays about almost any topic. In this case, ask students to compose an essay that identifies the similarities and differences between globular star clusters and open star clusters.

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Overview: Star cluster organizer