This simple and engaging activity explains nuclear fusion and how radiation is generated by stars, using marshmallows as a model.
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NASA Universe Discovery Guide - January
Where Does the Sun's Energy Come From? Space Place in a Snap!
ANS Nuclear Fusion
Atomic Theory Fusion EN
Nuclear fusion PHYSICS
How Does Fusion Power the Sun?
Nuclear Fusion Explained
Fusion Power Explained – Future or Failure
NASA | Afterschool Universe: Supernova Ball Bounce
How Stars Explode: Four Ways to Make a Supernova
Astronomy Activity: Let's Make a Supernova
Explore the Remains of a Massive Supernova
What Is a Supernova?
NASA Knows! What Is a Supernova?
Space: What Is a Supernova?
Variable Stars: Eta Carinae
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Night Sky Network
[Suggest a book]
Astrophysics for young people in a hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Gregory Mone
Supernova! by Heather Hammonds and Lisa Simmons
Fusion by James A Mahaffey