The Zodiac Constellations

What's your sign? Astronomy and astrology come together in an engaging and informational video. It takes viewers through the Zodiac constellations, including the name, sign, and short history of these names.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in your social studies or language arts unit on Greek mythology or the signs of the Zodiac
  • Divide your class into groups and assign each group one constellation for them to research
  • Encourage class members to keep a star journal in which they can record the constellations they see at night, noting whether they can find the Zodiac constellations
Classroom Considerations

  • Video is the fourth part of a five-video unit, and frequently references the information in the previous videos
Pros

  • Full of fun and interesting information
  • A great addition to your space science unit
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS