Astronomy Share-a-thon 72 Files

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Angular Measurement Lab
Students will determine the angular size of their thumbs and fists so that they can be used as angular measuring tools. The students will then use their new tool to make measurements in the night sky.

Parallax Lab
Students will use parallax to determine the length of their arm.

Study Guide for the book "Death by Black Hole" by Neil deGrasse Tyson
This document will guide your students through the reading of the book.

Space Weather Media Viewer Web Activity
Using the Space Weather Media Viewer Web Activity, students explore the cause of the Aurora.

Apparent Motion of the Sun
Using the sun's motions flash file, students will investigate the sun's apparent path through the sky and how it changes with the seasons and the location of the observer.

Jeopardy SolarMax IMAX Review
Game questions for review of science concepts presented in SolarMax IMAX movie.

This is a two day activity guide for students to work on it groups. You can have students use the internet or print the materials.

SolarMax IMAX Script, puzzle, definitions
1. Script of SolarMax IMAX to assist in determining usefulness 2. Q&As during viewing 3. Crossword puzzle 4. Vocabulary Worksheet 5. Answers

Galaxy Inquiry
This inquiry activity uses the citizen science website GALAXYZOO to inquire about the structure of the Universe.

Moon phases
power point to introduce phases of the moon


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