Earth and Space Science

astronomy in class

Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:48 PM

 i am a student studying to be a teacher and i was hoping to find some answers to how i can bring in all the fun and exciting things astronomy has to offer. i am really into astronomy it captivates my attention so much, i want to be able give the students that same excitement and feel the need to want to keep wanting to learn more. is there any recommendations of how to start a astronomy clas for 3-6th grade students?

Adriana Escobedo
Adriana Escobedo
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Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:20 PM

Hi Adriana,

What a great idea! When you are excited about a topic, the students will be too. Here are some resources I found that describe how to implement "Astronomy Day" into a school - might these be of help?

I also found this collection of ideas regarding misconceptions that students may bring to an astronomy class:

I hope these are at least a starting point for your idea. Let us know how you end up implementing this - sounds like a fun time!


Megan Doty
Megan Doty
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