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Constellation stories







Learn Your Constellations



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Constellation Pronunciation Guides



Two Person Game









1. http://nineplanets.org/ 

2. http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm

3. http://earthsky.org/

4. http://www.dibonsmith.com/constel.htm

5. http://htwins.net/scale2/

6. http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/constellations/index.html

7. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml

8. http://www.slivoski.com/astronomy/starbot.htm

9. http://stardate.org/nightsky/constellations 

10. http://www.sky-watch.com/astronomy-guide/major-constellations.html 

11. http://www.astrosurf.com/jwisn/constellations.htm

12.  http://www2.potsdam.edu/islamma/phys335constellations.htm

13. http://www.seasky.org/constellations/constellations-intro.html

14. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml

15. http://domeofthesky.com/clicks/constlist.html 


Constellations that can be seen all the time



Loads of Activities

















 Sky / SeasonsAlso see: CONSTELLATION LINKS
Big Dipper - The Big Dipper is part of the Great Bear constellation and it guides the way to the North Star.
CryoSat - The satellite is designed to measure changes in the Earth’s terrestrial and marine ice fields.
Equinox, Fall - The Autumn Equinox is the first day of the Season of Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.
Equinox, Spring - The Spring Equinox is the first day of the Season of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere.
Great Bear - The constellation Ursa Major appears in the northern sky.
Land of the Midnight Sun - Why doesn't the Sun set?
Latitude - For well over 2,000 years, navigators have known how to determine both direction and latitude by using the North Star.
Longitude - How did early explorers determine their east-west position on the Earth's surface?
Meteorites - Scientists search for micro-meteorites that may have fallen on the Greenland ice sheet.
North Star - Also called Polaris, polar star and polestar, it never changes its place in the sky. When you face it, you are always facing North.
Solstice, Summer - First day of the Season of Summer when the Sun is farthest north.
Solstice, Winter - The Winter Solstice is the first day of the Season of Winter when the Sun is farthest south.
Sun Leaves the North Pole - On September 24 the last edge of the Sun disappears below the horizon.
Sun Returns to North Pole - On March 18, the leading edge of the Sun peeks over the horizon at the Pole. It is officially "up".
Ursa Major - The Great Bear constellation appears in the northern sky.




3 pictures

Constellation (Draw this in Paint )

Constellation with image overlay

Constellation in night sky, with an arrow pointing to it


Story of the constellation 100 words long






2. Choose a new constellation. Make a "Wanted Poster" or a "For Sale" sign. BE CREATIVE........USE FACTS.


3. Assignment: Creatively do the following assignment. Figure out away to make it look interesting.



4. Assignment:   Galaxies and Stars Scavenger Hunt Name.docx

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