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Roadmap to the Stars: The Night Sky Explained

Kevin Manning
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(49)
Learn from a real astronomer! When you wish upon a star, wouldn't it be good to know which star it is and what constellation it lies in? Objects in the night sky can be pinpointed like cities on a roadmap. Hands-on activities.

Class experience

US Grade 7 - 10
Earth’s Place in the Universe
Using an orrery and other digitally graphic mechanical models of the solar system, galaxy and universe, positions and motions according to the heliocentric model are represented.

The Universe and Its Stars
Stellar birth, evolution, death, size, brightness, color, number and distribution are illustrated in a variety of ways, including their distances and patterns formed in the sky with asterisms and constellations.
Homework Offered
Practice locating celestial objects using coordinates on a star chart.
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Astronomy and Sky & Telescope magazines.  Any books on the night sky.
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(49)
Learn from a real astronomer!  I teach exciting astronomy classes about different aspects of the universe using incredible photos, awesome video clips, and fun STEM hands-on activities.  My passion about the universe really shows.
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Group Class


per class
Meets once
55 min

Completed by 14 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 12-17
1-18 learners per class

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