Definitions in the Field: Stars

Definitions in the Field: Stars

National Geographic Explorer Munazza Alam spends her nights and days studying stars. They might look like tiny dots of light, but each star is a massive ball of burning gas like our own sun. The Milky Way galaxy alone is home to somewhere around 100 billion of them!

Grades

5 - 8

Subjects

Astronomy, Earth Science

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Red Rock Films
Supervising Producer
Mary Stephens, National Geographic Society
Executive Producer
Vanessa Serrao, National Geographic Society
Researcher
Ashley Holmes, National Geographic Society
Director
Tyson Brown, National Geographic Society
Author
National Geographic Society
Production Managers
Gina Borgia, National Geographic Society
Jeanna Sullivan, National Geographic Society
Associate Producer
Sam Sheline, National Geographic Society
Program Specialists
Sarah Appleton, National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Margot Willis, National Geographic Society
other
Last Updated

July 28, 2022

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