Timmy Telescope Solar Astronomy Outreach

Constellations and the Night Sky

STEM Activity 8: How We Organize the Sky

Purpose: Children learn about constellations and seasons

Supplies needed: 2 page star chart per person, colored pencils for outlining constellations.

Notes: Print both pages landscape on 8.5" x 11" paper. Glue or tape together. Starchart p1  | Starchart p2

Age level: elementary school, teens, adults

Additonal Resources:

STEM Activity 10: 3D Constellations

3D Constellations [Astronomical Society of the Pacific]

3D Constellation Models [McGill University]