This module was designed and written with you in mind. It is to help you master the formation of heavier elements during star formation and evolution, and synthesis of new elements in the laboratory. The scope of this module permits it to be used in many different learning situations. The language used recognizes the diverse vocabulary level of students. The lessons are arranged to follow the standard sequence of the course.
The module consists of one lesson only:
- Lesson 1 – Formation of Elements During Stellar Formation and Evolution
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. Describe the formation of heavier elements during the formation and evolution of stars;
2. Cite astronomical evidence which justifies the formation of elements during stellar formation and evolution;
3. Appreciate the importance of the discovery of atomic number which led to the synthesis of new elements in the laboratory.Physical-Science-Q1-Module-1