Constellations: Pictures in the Sky
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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The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy instructional activity. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
GoSkyWatch Planetarium for iPad - The Astronomy Star Guide
Digital compass alignment enables navigation of the skies with true orientation at any time. Just point to the sky or "aim for the stars!" This application acts as a virtual telescope, allowing you to zoom in on any object that is...
6th - Higher Ed Science