Fall is here! If you’re in the northern hemisphere, that is. If you’re in the southern hemisphere, spring is here! Happy September 2020 equinox to homeschoolers everywhere!
🔭 Homeschool Astronomy (Post Archives)
Then felt I like some watcher of the skies
When a new planet swims into his ken.
A collection of great homeschool teaching ideas, resources, and little lessons on stars, planets, constellations, comets, meteors, galaxies, space exploration, and other astronomy-related topics from the River Houses Homeschool Network. Add your name to our free River Houses mailing list and get posts like these delivered right to your mailbox every week! 😊
❡ Star bright: This Homeschool Astronomy collection also includes our special series of monthly Great Star posts that introduce you and your students to twelve of the brightest stars of the northern hemisphere night sky. 🌟
Teach a little homeschool lesson this week about stars and their names, and maybe learn a tiny bit of Latin and Greek (and even Arabic) along the way.
Get the new 2020–2021 homeschool year off to a great start by making a new friend this month: the giant star Deneb in the constellation Cygnus, one of the brightest stars in the northern hemisphere night sky.
A homeschool review of educational wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of September 2020.
We divide the homeschool year into four three-month terms in the River Houses. Today is the beginning of Cygnus Term, our fall term, named for the Great Swan of the Heavens. Cygnus Term runs from September through November.
Thank you for taking a homeschool tour of the U.S. states and the countries of the world with us over the past year! We conclude today with the Earth itself and the amazing Universe beyond.
Point your homeschool students to the constellation Perseus this week for the annual Perseid meteor shower, the lovely trail of debris left behind by Comet Swift–Tuttle.
Make one last homeschool friend for the summer: our neighbor-star Vega in the constellation Lyra the Lyre, one of the brightest stars in the northern hemisphere night sky.
A homeschool review of educational wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of August 2020.
For this month’s anniversary of the first moon landing, why not teach your homeschool students the phases of the moon — you can even use emojis to do it!
Some great educational resources for you and your homeschool students on this 51st anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Homeschool tips for finding Comet NEOWISE this week. (It won’t be back for another 6000 years, so see it while you can!)