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Space Science: Introduction to Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Take a crash course in astronomy with a video playlist from Crash Course Kids! Each video is short, engaging, and informative for both future astronauts and science teachers eager for a fun take on the stars.
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Let's Go To Space! - SciShow Kids

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Take a journey to outer space with a collection of 18 captivating videos by SciShow Kids. Videos cover a variety of topics related to space and astronomy, and showcase key terms and real-world images.  The host, Jessi, and her cartoon...
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Project: Myth Project – Constellations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Myths and constellations are often connected. Show your class the relationship between the two with a cross-curricular project. For the first part of the project, individuals research their chosen constellation and write a brief report...
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Constellation Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Aspiring astrologers select a constellation and research the story behind its name, how many stars it includes, which civilization named it, and various distance measurements. Every learner in the class will research a different...
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Constellation Location

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Location, location, location! Learn about why your location on Earth is a determining factor in which constellations you can see at night during different parts of the year.
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Create Constellation Flash Cards #sciencegoals

For Students Pre-K - 6th Standards
Get the inside scoop on constellations from Jessi and Sam the Bat in a captivating video that also supports study skills using flashcards. 
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Wild Constellations

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the various constellations they can see at night. After listening to an expert speak, they discover how the Earth rotates and how that affects the constellations. To end the activity, they make a representation of their...
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Glowing Constellations

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students conduct their research to creating an artistic image that shows what their constellation represents. They demonstrate their ability to represent data in their own artistic manner. Afterward, they recognize constellations both...
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Constellations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the concept of the constellations using many different resources to find information. Then students use the information in order to construct models of the constellations that show the magnitude of their size and...
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Create a Constellation Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Provide your class with the opportunity to come up with their own constellation. Using a real star chart, pupils sketch out new constellations and label the stars with their real names. Individuals then compose myths about their...
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Perimeters: Which Constellation is the Longest?

For Students 8th - 10th
High schoolers use diagrams of the constellation Orion and the constellation Ursa Major which show the distances between the stars of the constellations. They calculate the perimeters of each, find the average distance of the stars for...
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What is a Constellation

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Why do some stars in a constellation appear brighter than others? Using a get-up-and-move astronomy activity, scholars explore perspective and the appearance of constellations in the sky while developing an understanding of the...
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Super Stars (Constellations)

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Why do people locate and name constellations? How do constellations help us map a starry night? Learn about stars and constellations with a short, informative astronomy video.
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Constellations: Connect the Dots in the Sky!

For Students Pre-K - 5th Standards
Discover the night sky's dazzling array of stars and constellations with a captivating video that details various figures and the history behind them. 
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The Zodiac Constellations

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What's your sign? Astronomy and astrology come together in an engaging and informational video. It takes viewers through the Zodiac constellations, including the name, sign, and short history of these names.
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Make Your Own Constellation Myth

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore constellations, as well as facts and myths about them. They read three myths about three particular constellations. In groups, students perform activities and discuss how to connect the stars in a constellation. They...
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Basic Geometric Definitions: Collinear Constellations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The stars are aligned for a great interactive resource. The interactive contains a graphic of Ursa Major. Given a movable ray, pupils check to see if the three stars that make the handle are collinear. They investigate the constellation...
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Tasty Constellations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct research on a constellation and create a model of it using marshmallows as stars. They draw the constellation in pencil on black paper, glue on marshmallows, and trace the pencil with chalk to connect the stars.
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Create Your Own Constellation Mini-Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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Zodiac Constellations

For Students 4th - 5th
In this space science worksheet, students learn to identify the 12 constellations of the Zodiac. Students read the information and look at the detailed drawings of each constellation and when it is visible in the night sky.
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Quiz: Name the Constellation

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on the stars and their constellations. Students will respond to ten questions, naming the constellation that is described in each.
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Science Crossword Puzzles: Constellations

For Students 4th - 7th
If your class is studying constellations, you might consider this crossword puzzle as a light activity to go along with your lesson. Learners solve the puzzle using 9 given clues. You could have your pupils look up the constellations and...
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Constellation Capers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a constellation. In this outer space lesson, students complete a KWL chart on constellations, list the constellations they know and read the book The Big Dipper. Students use construction paper and stars to create and...
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Constellations

For Students 5th - 8th
In this constellations activity, students define and discuss forty key terms associated with constellations and circle each one in a word search puzzle.

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