Constellations: Pictures in the Sky
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Sixth graders create a simulated constellation in a darkened room using flashlights. They discuss how light travels, and the distances between stars in a constellation. Each student creates a model of the constellation of Orion.
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Naked Eye Observations
For thousands of years, humans observed the night sky without the help of a telescope. The video explains the many amazing discoveries they made and how we still rely on them today. It details the constellations, various colors of the...
11 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Circles in the Sky
The North Star changes — it was previously Thuban but now is Polaris, and in the future, it will be Vega. The video discusses the cycles observed in the sky with only your eyes. It focuses on the zodiac constellations and why they are...
9 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Make Your Own Constellation Myth
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...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
The Water Cycle for Schools: Advanced Ages
Explore the water cycle in an interactive diagram of the process. The diagram shows how water is a moving system and constantly changing forms. The resourc includes vocabulary words that pupils click on in order to discover more about...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable