This simple paper-based activity guides learners in identifying constellations such as Orion, the Big Dipper, and more.
|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)|
|Originating Source||Project ASTRO/Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Made available through HowToSmile.org.|
[Suggest a book]
Find the Constellation by H.A. Rey
The Stars by H.A. Rey
The Great Canoes in the Sky
The Seven Sisters of the Pleiades
Exploring Constellations, by Sara Latta
Kalif, Will. See It with a Small Telescope: 101 Cosmic Wonders Including Planets, Moons, Comets, Galaxies, Nebulae, Star Clusters and More Ulysses Press, 2017. (ISBN-13: 978-1612437569)
Hodgkins, Fran. The Secret Galaxy. Tilbury House, 2014. (ISBN-13: 978-0884483915) Grades 3-6.
Prinja, Ramen. Night Sky Watcher. QEB Publishing, 2016. ISBN-13: 978-1609929541 Grades 3-7.
A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman