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Patrons make an origami "fortune teller" from a template that helps them learn their way around the night sky by finding constellations.

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Add a Tech Twist Optional: app for learning more about the constellations, such as Star Walk or Sky Map (see https://www.forbes.com/sites/jesseshanahan/2018/05/09/the-best-free-stargazing-apps-of-2018)
Hints for uses in your library Remember to print out the template for the correct month!
Related Links Websites:
More to Explore: Stars, Constellations and Astronomy
How Does Our Sun Compare With Other Stars?
Constellations and the Calendar

Images:
Deep Space Studies
Supernovae Slideshow from National Geographic
Hubble Images
Astronomy picture of the day

Videos:
ScienceCasts: Red and Golden Planets at Opposition
ScienceCasts: A Star With Spiral Arms
NASA ScienceCasts: Something for Every Sky Watcher
Originating Source NASA Space Place
Related Books
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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 Neil deGrasse Tyson and Gregory Mone
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

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Make a Star Finder

Make a Star Finder

Patrons make an origami "fortune teller" from a template that helps them learn their way around the night sky by finding constellations.