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Where Are the Distant Worlds? Star Maps


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This fun hands-on astronomy activity lets learners use star maps (included) to find constellations and to identify stars with extrasolar planets (Northern Hemisphere only, naked eye). Use this activity at a star party on a dark, clear night. Included in the PDF are activity suggestions, background information, and over 30 pages of printable star maps and planetary postcards.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 12

    Topics: Earth & Space Science, Mathematics, Our Solar System

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Students