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Create Your Own Constellation Mini-Project
When looking up at the night sky, there are many familiar constellations that most people can identify. However, someone had to point those out and create the related mythology. Put your pupils in the place of the creators and invite them to make their own constellations and compose related myths to go with their constellation.
4th - 8th Science 5 Views 4 Downloads
Summer Sky Tour
Young scholars explore space science by participating in a constellation identification activity. In this astronomy activity, students view star charts based on the different seasons and define a list of astronomy related terms. Young scholars practice identifying star patterns at night from their homes.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Which Way to the Ocean?
Learners study the nesting process of the loggerhead turtle. They watch a video clip that shows them how human influences, such as artificial lights, can disorient turtle hatchlings, which can keep them from reaching the ocean. They work together to identify ways that people can reduce threats to the loggerhead habitat.
6th - 12th Science 14 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Color is the Sky?
Students investigate the refraction of light. In this light refraction lesson, students discuss what they know about the sky and the sun. Students watch the sky and record the changes. Students use prisms to see the colored spectrum of light.
Pre-K - K Math 3 Views 22 Downloads
Beyond the Solar System
Students investigate the galaxy. In this solar system unit, students explore stars and constellations. This unit is composed of two lessons and activities. Students investigate the life cycle of stars and constellations. Resources provided.
6th - 9th Science 22 Views 130 Downloads
Curving Lines and Patters of 'Starry Night'
What is so great about Van Gough's Starry Night? Everything! Discover the curving lines and patterns found in the famous piece while discussing art terminology. Learners will discuss the piece then use ultra-bright colors to create a similar image.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Have you seen the man on the moon?
Learners study about the phases of the moon and create a picture of the night sky. They use Super print or Kid Pix to create the picture. Students also decide if the picture they have chosen is good for seeing moon and stars or not.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Students are introduced to the branch of science known as astronomy. They discuss stars and constellations and then view the night sky using a portable digital planetarium projector. They identify a variety of constellations and discuss the stories behind them.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 29 Downloads