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A grade school friendly site that allows younger students to enjoy looking at the stars. It includes an interactive simulation that allows students to determine the cardinal points. It also has basic directions that can be used by the students that enhances the student's ability to use a telescope
Material Type: Collection
Date Added to MERLOT: September 18, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 16, 2010
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Keywords: Constellations, Astronomy, Telescope, Stars

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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Paul Kirkpatrick
6 years ago

Paul Kirkpatrick (Student)

This would be great to use for 6th geade camp where they have telescopes.

Avatar for david komanapalli
6 years ago

david komanapalli (Student)

This is an excellent website for primary school kids to engage them into astronomical exploration at an early age. The information and the colorful pictures are superb and informative.

Avatar for stephen fedele
6 years ago

stephen fedele (Staff)

I enjoyed the site for astronomy this would be great to use in the classroom. It is very easy to use site.

Avatar for Monica Bravo
6 years ago

Monica Bravo (Faculty)

Fun activities for younger students, but require some parental involvement.

Avatar for Brandi Miller
6 years ago

Brandi Miller (Student)

Great for students of all ages; at the younger ages it may require assistance. Has everything from the moon and the stars to the entire solar system. Great visuals.