Let the North Star Tell You Where You Are

Pupils participate in activities in which they find the Big Dipper and locate the North Star in the night sky, examine the relationship between the angle to Polaris and latitude, and determine latitude by using an astrolabe.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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