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Sky Path Astronomy Unit
Feb 21 2012
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Source: The Vermont State Science and Math Fair
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Summary Information

Keywords:

Astronomy, stargazing, space
Topic: 
Earth Science

Target Grade (Ages):

Grade 5 (Ages 10-11)
Grade 6 (Ages 11-12)
Grade 7 (Ages 12-13)
Grade 8 (Ages 13-14)

Estimated Time Required:

5-8 hours

Diversity Indicators:

This lesson is most suitable for middle school students learning about astronomy, with reasonable access to the night sky. It can be modified for younger or older students. This lesson is not suitable for students with visual impairment as it is largely based on the visual observation of night sky objects. Student with limited dexterity or mobility will require some assistance. Students in megalopolic locations may have limited visibility due to light pollution. (good lesson on light pollution)

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