Create a Constellation Project

This Create a Constellation Project activity & project also includes:

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 constellations using the graphic organizer, making sure that their writing is original and clear. After self-evaluation, individuals turn in their constellation illustrations, myths, and stories.

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Pros

  • Provides a rubric for both the writing assignment and the star chart portion as well as additional useful reference and project planning materials
Cons

  • Includes some instructions specific to a teacher and school that can be deleted if desired
  • Some pupils might need more scaffolding or teacher assistance to successfully complete the project