Use craft materials -- and 3D printed models of astronomical models -- to model our Milky Way galaxy.
|Hints for uses in your library||If you are looking for a way to use your 3D printer with teen programming, try this activity! Teenage girls are responding well in pilot implementations of this beta version. The resources included on the website could be adapted as a craft activity for younger children. Please respond with your comments!|
The Solar System's Formation - Space Place in a Snap!
Space Place Activity Guide
ESA on Galaxies
What is a galaxy
Solar System, Galaxy, Universe: What's the Difference?
More to Explore: Stars, Constellations and Astronomy
How Does Our Sun Compare With Other Stars?
Constellations and the Calendar
Ready, Jet, Go!
Night Sky Network
Deep Space Studies
Supernovae Slideshow from National Geographic
Astronomy picture of the day
The Milky Way for Children, Galaxies and Space: Astronomy for Kids Videos:
ScienceCasts: Red and Golden Planets at Opposition
ScienceCasts: A Star With Spiral Arms
NASA ScienceCasts: Something for Every Sky Watcher
Stargazing with Kids | Adventures in Learning | PBS Parents
|Originating Source||Chandra X-ray Center, Operated for NASA by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory|
[Suggest a book]
Find the Constellation by H.A. Rey
The Stars by H.A. Rey
The Great Canoes in the Sky by Stephen Robert Chadwick and Martin Paviour-Smith
The Seven Sisters of the Pleiades by Munya Andrews
Exploring Constellations by Sara L Latta
See It with a Small Telescope: 101 Cosmic Wonders by Will Kalif
The Secret Galaxy by Fran Hodgkins and Mike Taylor
Night Sky Watcher by Raman Prinja
Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Gregory Mone
Supernovas by Ruth Owen
Born with a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story by Jennifer Morgan and Dana Lynne Andersen
Write on ... Space by Clare Hibbert
The Sun and Stars by Giles Sparrow
Looking Up!: The Science of Stargazing by Joe Rao and Mark Borgions
Look Inside Space by Rob Lloyd Jones, Benedetta Giaufret and Enrica Rusiná;
CatStronauts by Drew Brockington
Zoo in the Sky : a Book of Animal Constellations by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit
Once Upon a Starry Night by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit