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Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Science - Space  - Constellations & Stars
Also see: Space

A to Z HomeSchooling: Constellations and Stars - http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/stars.htm Great list of web links

A to Z Teacher Stuff: Space Theme - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Space/ Printables for stars, constellations

Aerospace and Astronomy - http://www.geocities.com/sseagraves/aerospaceandastronomyunit.htm Lesson plans, units, activities

Carol's Favorite - 2006

Chinese Kindergarten - http://www2.istp.org/StudentsCorner/CoinDesEnfants98-99/ClassProj/MChinese/Constellations/lesson.html Stories and images to introduce constellations to young kids

Constellation - http://cas.sdss.org/dr5/en/proj/teachers/kids/constellation/lesson.asp Lesson plans

Constellations and Their Stars - http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/ Research site.  Sorted by Month - http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellationmonth_list.html Each constellation is listed in which month it appears; clicking on the link will take you to the name of the stars in that constellation, as well as other interesting facts. Sorted by Popularity - http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellationcount_list.html Find information about the most popular constellations. Alphabetical listing - http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellation_list.html

Carol's Favorite - 2006

Enchanted Learning: Constellations - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml Excellent printables

Fact Monster: Constellations and Stars - http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0921899.html Good material to build lessons and activities

Kids Astronomy - http://www.kidsastronomy.com/ Some online activities – be prepared for a loud dinosaur roar when you open this site…!!
Kids Astronomy: Learn about Stars - http://www.kidsastronomy.com/stars.htm Images and background on star colors and sizes

Kindergarten: Constellation Lesson - http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/schools/woodacreses/images/Planetarium%20Lessons/Kindergarden%20Lesson%201.pdf A 4 pg. pdf file on questions and ideas to lead into a constellation study.

Kinderplans - http://www.kinderplans.com/content.cfm?pageid=141 Star activities

Lesson Planet: Stars Lesson Plans - http://www.lessonplanet.com/search/Science/Space/Stars So many to pick from!

Lessons for Your Classroom - http://www.angelfire.com/al/ToTheStarsAndBack/lessons.html A few ideas to use

Make a Star Finder - http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/en/kids/st6starfinder/st6starfinder.shtml Constellations, activities

Naked Eye, StarGazing - http://www.kstrom.net/isk/stars/stareye.html Background material

Peoria Astronomical Society: Constellations - http://www.astronomical.org/portal/modules/wfsection/index.php?category=1 For in-depth research.

PreKinders: Space - http://www.prekinders.com/spaceunit.htm Scroll down for some young children activities for stars

Science Teachers: Space Science: Constellation Teaching - http://www.science-teachers.com/constellations.htm Excellent printables!

Carol's Favorite - 2006

Skymaps - http://www.skymaps.com/ Print off a free skymap each month.

Space Odyssey - http://www.dmns.org/main/minisites/spaceOdyssey/teachersGuide/gradesK3/pdf/creativeConstellations.pdf Ideas, book list as resources

Star Child - http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/ Online learning

Star Gazing for Kids - http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/constellations/ Research site

TeachNet: Space: Constellations - http://www.teachnet-lab.org/miami/2001/salidoi2/constellations.htm Great ideas to use with young children, click on home for extensions into other areas of interest on space.

List Serve Mailing - November 25, 2006