Intro to Astronomy (Curriculum Pack)
For Ages 12-14
Explore the wonders of the night sky in Intro to Astronomy! In this fascinating Jr High (7th-8th grade) science course, students will discover the majestic beauty of God’s vast universe as they explore the awe-inspring field of astronomy.
Through intriguing text and full-color photographs and illustrations, students will learn how to observe the night sky (with or without binoculars or telescope), the best times to see specific galaxies and celestial objects, and how to determine what they are looking at during certain times of the year!
Discover the Wonder of the Night Sky!
In Intro to Astronomy, students will tour the wonders of the universe as they learn the basics of stargazing with or without a telescope, identify stars, planets, and constellations, and discover the incredible design of the universe! In The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky, Dr. Jason Lisle comprehensively guides your student through the field of astronomy as they encounter the beauty of the night sky and its declaration of the glory of God.
Through informative text, worksheets, and 150 full-color star-charts, students will discover:
- How the phases of the moon work
- When the next solar eclipse will take place
- The brightest start in the west
- How to find Saturn
- What solar objects may be seen without binoculars or telescope
- and so much more!
Intro to Astronomy Curriculum Pack Includes:
Intro to Astronomy Teacher Guide
- Suggested daily schedule—saving you time!
- Answer Keys
The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky
Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets as Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, guides your student in examining the beauty of God’s Creation with 150 full color star-charts! The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky now includes the FREE Stargazer’s Planisphere. This chart helps your student locate the positions of stars on any night of the year so they can better enjoy God’s amazing night sky.
- 30-45 minutes per lesson, 2-3x per week
- Perforated, 3-hole punched worksheets
- Recommended Grade Level: 7th - 8th
|Weight (in lbs)||3.63|
|Title||Intro to Astronomy|
|Page Count||2 Books Included|
|Publisher||New Leaf Publishing Group, Inc.|
|Dimensions (in inches)||8 1/2 x 11|