Science & Nature

Astronomy: High School Curriculum (1st semester) - Planets, Stars and Space!

In this interactive 16 week course students will learn the first semester of High School Astronomy including the history of astronomy, our solar system and the formation of stars.
Cobalt Blue
46 total reviews for this teacher
New class

50 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 16 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Aug 22

Aug 22 - Dec 5 (16 weeks)
10pm - 10:50pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.

Wed Aug 24

Aug 24 - Dec 7 (16 weeks)
7pm - 7:50pm

Thu Aug 25

Aug 25 - Dec 8 (16 weeks)
2pm - 2:50pm

Fri Aug 26

Aug 26 - Dec 9 (16 weeks)
9:30pm - 10:20pm

Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

I have a Master's in Liberal Arts from St. John's College. I worked as Assistant to the Director of Laboratory Science at St. John's for 5 years and I have been a high school science teacher for the last 13 years. The last eight years I have taught Astronomy to well over 900 students.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
Astronomy Today 4th edition Prentice Hall
Astronomy TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) Curriculum


Cobalt Blue
Lives in the United States
Veteran Science Teacher and Professional Dungeon Master
46 total reviews
43 completed classes

About Me

"Hello. I am Mr. Blue and I will be your science teacher today!" are the words I said every school day for the last 12 years. then The pandemic hit...

During this last year many of my teaching colleagues complained about having to teach remotely... 
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