Make the acquaintance of the pole star Polaris in the constellation Ursa Minor this month, one of the most important stars in the northern hemisphere sky, and make it your homeschool friend and landmark for life.
🔭 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. 🌟
A homeschool review of educational wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of May 2020.
Enjoy a beautiful one-minute video of the night sky all around the world, produced for this year’s International Dark Sky Week.
Comet ATLAS C2019/Y4 many not turn out to be a “Great Comet” after all. Its nucleus appears to be breaking up and its brightness is fading.
Make the acquaintance of Regulus in the constellation Leo the Lion this month — one of the brightest stars in the northern hemisphere sky — and make it your homeschool friend for life.
A homeschool review of educational wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of April 2020.
Venus will be as bright as it’s been in a long time this weekend — be sure to take your young astronomers outside at sunset to see!
There’s a comet coming this spring. It’s called C/2019 Y4 ATLAS, and it may turn out to be a good one. Put it on your homeschool calendars for the end of May.
Spring is here! (If you’re in the northern hemisphere, that is.) If you’re in the southern hemisphere, fall is here! Happy March 2020 equinox to homeschoolers everywhere!
You and your students can search for undiscovered pulsars in deep space, right from the comfort of your homeschool living room. (Really!) How cool is that?
Make the acquaintance of the brilliant white star Sirius, “the dog star,” in the constellation Canis Major this month — the brightest star in earth’s night sky — and make it your homeschool friend for life.
A homeschool review of educational wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of March 2020.