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A Sampling of Hands-On Astronomy Activities

 

From Project ASTRO™ and the resource notebook series The Universe at Your Fingertips:

Picture an Astronomer

Cosmic Calendar

Testing Astrology

Galaxy Sorting

3-D Constellations


From Universe in the Classroom:

A Grapefruit Saturn

Making a Rainbow

Remember the Egg!

Astronomy in the Marketplace

Faintest Stars and Light Pollution

Finding and Measuring Delta Cephei

Here it Comes, There It Goes: A Doppler Ball

Impact Cratering

Name that Angle

Scale Model of a Black Hole

How High Up is Space?


From Family ASTRO (in pdf format; click here to download Acrobat Reader):

Constellation Detective

Constellation Cookies

Crash Landing!

Toilet Paper Solar System

Translating an Alien Message

Flag for Your Planet


Night Sky Network Astronomy Activities & Resources

New Activities Developed by the ASP:

The Tilt of Mercury's Orbit (pdf file) (Word document)

Virtual Venus

Birthday Stars

Exploring Lunar Phases with a Daytime Moon

In the Footsteps of Galileo: Observing the Moons of Jupiter

Pocket Solar System

Red Hot, Blue Hot: Mapping the Infrared

 

 

 

 
 

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