Science & Nature
Backyard Astronomy (13-17 Year Olds)
Explore the cosmos from your own backyard
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Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, “What is that bright object?” or “Is that the International Space Station or just an airplane?” In this class, we will cover the basics of the night sky and gain a deeper appreciation for the Universe that is right in your own backyard! We will discuss current objects in the night sky such as planets, what phase the moon is in, and what constellations and stars are currently visible. Reasons why astronomy education is important: 1) It’s...
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Alana May - Astronomy, M.S.
Astronomer and Lifelong Learner
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
254 total reviews
192 completed classes
I hold a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Angelo State University and a Master's of Science degree in Astrophysics from the University of Alabama where I studied extragalactic astronomy. While in graduate school, I was also a Teaching Assistant...