The Milky Way Galaxy
High schoolers investigate the size of the Milky Way Galaxy while accessing internet research using a variety of resources. They make a list of prior knowledge based around the term "astronomy" and then have class discussion based upon the ideas.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 12 Downloads
New Review Tools of the Trade
Did you know every state in the U.S. has at least one observatory? During the lesson, scholars research the cost of building and maintaining an observatory. They must present their information in a proposal to build a new observatory,...
9th - 12th 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
Could We Actually Live on Mars?
What would be the best place to live on Mars? A fascinating look at the geographical of Mars is sure to intrigue the future astronomers in your middle or high school class. A short video introduces learners to the different...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Will Future Spacecraft Fit in Our Pockets?
Say goodbye to giant rocket ships and hello to micro-spacecraft. Taking a look at the future of space exploration, this video explores the development of tiny, expendable space probes that can investigate the far reaches of space and...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
pH Indicators And Tests for Acids And Bases
Students create various pH indicators and test unknown solutions to determine if they are an acid or a base. After the experiment, students take a quiz, found on a website imbedded in this lesson, on what they observed and discovered.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts