A homeschool review of wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of November 2019.
🔭 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. 🌟
An interstellar visitor, Comet 2I/Borisov, is passing through our solar system. It’s only the second such object ever discovered. Why not invite your young homescholars to investigate it this month.
Make the acquaintance of the young double star Alpheratz in the constellation Andromeda this month — one of the brightest stars in the northern hemisphere sky — and make it your homeschool friend for life.
A homeschool review of wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of October 2019.
It’s the first day of fall in the northern hemisphere (and the first day of spring in the southern hemisphere). A crossword puzzle from NASA will help your homeschoolers learn all about it.
Invite your young homeschool astronomers to explore an amazing image of the constellation Cygnus (and our monthly star Deneb) from NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day website.
Get the new 2019–2020 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 wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of September 2019.
NASA’s Astronomy-Picture-of-the-Day website is a great educational resource for science-minded homeschoolers to follow.
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.
Point your homeschool students to the constellation Perseus this week for the annual Perseid meteor shower.
“From following walls I never lift my eye, / Except at night to places in the sky / Where showers of charted meteors fly.” (Our homeschool poem-of-the-week, from Robert Frost, for this month’s Perseid meteors.)