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Stars

For Students 4th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students use the clues to assist them in solving the crossword puzzle on the stars. They identify various constellations and how each rotates.
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Sky Observation Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this sky observation activity, students make observations of the night sky and use their planisphere and star charts to help identify what they observe. They make observations and record what they see for 10-15 minutes. They draw a...
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Beyond the Blue Horizon...Advanced

For Students 9th - 12th
In this calculating the horizon worksheet, students solve 6 problems using algebra, derivatives and calculus to find the formula for the line-of-sight horizon, the distance along a planet, the horizon distance and the rates of change for...
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Using a Starfinder

For Students 5th
In this starfinder worksheet, 5th graders construct a starfinder in order to determine which stars are in the night sky on a given date and time. Students use their starfinder to answer 9 questions about the stars and constellations,...
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Auroras

For Students 7th - 9th
In this aurora worksheet, students read a description of an aurora observed by Captain Standard in 1859. Students interpret the description with a drawing giving as much detail as possible using colored media to capture what they read.
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Introduction to the Planisphere

For Students 6th - 8th
In this planisphere learning exercise, students use a planisphere to locate stars and constellations for particular times and dates. Students use the planisphere to answer specific questions about stars and constellations that are rising...
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Astronomy With a Stick

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils find the altitude of the Sun at 10 A.M., at solar noon, and at 2 P.M. by measuring the height of the gnomon and the length of the shadow at each time. They record the measurements in their notebooks for later conversion.
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The Angle of the Sun's Rays

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study elevation of the Sun above the horizon and the angle of the rays and their heating power.