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Seven Stars

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Students examine the stars and constellations. In this Seven Stars lesson, students manipulate logarithmic formulas to discover star properties.  Students read the story of the Seven Stars in the Crow culture and discuss the brightest...
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Star Stories

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
An unusually inventive and entertaining presentation awaits you and your class. The first few slides introduce the animals that certain constellations represent. There are also creative stories by other students of fictitious animals...
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Constellation Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Aspiring astrologers select a constellation and research the story behind its name, how many stars it includes, which civilization named it, and various distance measurements. Every learner in the class will research a different...
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Project: Myth Project – Constellations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Myths and constellations are often connected. Show your class the relationship between the two with a cross-curricular project. For the first part of the project, individuals research their chosen constellation and write a brief report...
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Wild Constellations

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the various constellations they can see at night. After listening to an expert speak, they discover how the Earth rotates and how that affects the constellations. To end the lesson plan, they make a representation of...
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Glowing Constellations

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students conduct their research to creating an artistic image that shows what their constellation represents. They demonstrate their ability to represent data in their own artistic manner. Afterward, they recognize constellations both...
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars investigate the concept of the constellations using many different resources to find information. Then students use the information in order to construct models of the constellations that show the magnitude of their size...
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Perimeters: Which Constellation is the Longest?

For Students 8th - 10th
High schoolers use diagrams of the constellation Orion and the constellation Ursa Major which show the distances between the stars of the constellations. They calculate the perimeters of each, find the average distance of the stars for...
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Legends of Stars

For Teachers 7th - 9th
After choosing a figure from Greek mythology, middle schoolers design, draw, and color a constellation to represent that person.  Additionally, they create a story to tell how the constellation came to be. This instructional activity is...
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Create Your Own Constellation Mini-Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
When looking up at the night sky, there are many familiar constellations that most people can identify. However, someone had to point those out and create the related mythology. Put your pupils in the place of the creators and invite...
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Tasty Constellations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils conduct research on a constellation and create a model of it using marshmallows as stars. They draw the constellation in pencil on black paper, glue on marshmallows, and trace the pencil with chalk to connect the stars.
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Quiz: Name the Constellation

For Teachers 3rd
For this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on the stars and their constellations. Students will respond to ten questions, naming the constellation that is described in each.
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Zodiac Constellations

For Students 4th - 5th
In this space science activity, students learn to identify the 12 constellations of the Zodiac. Students read the information and look at the detailed drawings of each constellation and when it is visible in the night sky.
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Science Crossword Puzzles: Constellations

For Students 4th - 7th
If your class is studying constellations, you might consider this crossword puzzle as a light activity to go along with your lesson. Learners solve the puzzle using 9 given clues. You could have your pupils look up the constellations and...
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For Students 6th - 8th
A broad sampling of material related to stars is covered here. You will want to review each question to see if it corresponds to your curriculum. The formatting is inconsistent, but easily corrected if you use the information to create...
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Ride the Road to Freedom

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover that people can connect the dots of the stars to make pictures in the sky and have been doing so for thousands of years. They understand that throughout the United States people worked together to plan an escape...
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Illustrate the Constellations

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore space science by participating in a star identification activity. In this astronomy lesson, students identify different star patterns and discuss the movement of stars across the sky as the seasons change. Students...
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Beyond the Solar System

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars investigate the galaxy. In this solar system unit, students explore stars and constellations. This unit is composed of two lessons and activities. Young scholars investigate the life cycle of stars and constellations....
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From Fact to Fiction: The Origins of Constellations

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the constellations. In this constellations lesson, 6th graders discover where the constellations are located and the myth associated with them. Students create their own myth and make a slide show about stars...
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Exploring a Galaxy

For Students 9th - 11th
In this galaxy worksheet, students use the Internet or other resources to answer 13 questions about the galaxy NGC-1232. They are given a photograph of the galaxy to help determine the width and diameter of certain regions of the galaxy.
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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students identify patterns in the stars. In this constellation lesson, students simulate constellations using black canisters and patterns. Students discuss the points on the constellations and how to draw imaginary lines to see the...
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Seeing Stars

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover constellations. In this astronomy activity, students discuss stars in the sky and that a group of stars is called a constellation. Students then create their own constellations by dropping stars onto a black paper, and...
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Big Dipper Story Wheel

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research a Canadian Indian Tale. In this constellation instructional activity, students hear the story "Never-Ending Bear Hunt" which describes the constellations from the Native American perspective. They create their own...
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Reach for the Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the Underground Railroad. In this slavery lesson plan, students read books about slavery, the Undeground Railroad, and how slaves escaped the south. Students develop knowledge about coded songs and constellations...