5-ESS1-1: Stellar Brightness and Distance
Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from the Earth. (Scale, Proportion, and Quantity)
Clarification Statement: none
Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to relative distances, not sizes, of stars. Assessment does not include other factors that affect apparent brightness (such as stellar masses, age, stage).
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Stars (including Sun)
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