Discover more about the constellations of stars and see if you can discover your own!
About the Session
This set of activities covers and expands on the Year 5 national curriculum unit "Earth and Space", using objects from the Whipple Museum to explore:
The solar system
Terrestrial, celestial and planetary globes
The earth's movement around the sun
Space science today
Duration: Can be booked as:
A 30-to 60-minute outreach session (online or in person) with ideas for activities to complete in class
A night sky, full of stars is a thing of wonder. In this activity, learn how to use a few simple items to recreate the magic of a starry night in a jar.
Have you ever looked up at the sky on a clear night and noticed shapes or groups of stars that appear to form a pattern? These are known as constellations. This activity shows you how to make your own viewer to help identify the constellations.