Remembering one of the great minds of history, Galileo Galilei (1564–1642), on the anniversary of his birth.
🔭 Homeschool Astronomy (Recent Posts)
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. 🌟
Make the acquaintance of the red giant Betelgeuse in the constellation Orion the Hunter this month — 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 February 2021.
“I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, / And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.” (Our homeschool poem-of-the-week, from John Masefield, for the Challenger Seven.)
If you got a new homeschool telescope for the holidays (or if you already have an old one), why not set it up this week and have a nice long look the moon, our nearest celestial neighbor.
Make the acquaintance of Capella in the constellation Auriga the Charioteer this month — a nearby four-star system and one of the brightest lights in the northern hemisphere 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 January 2021.
Winter is here! If you’re in the northern hemisphere, that is. If you’re in the southern hemisphere, summer is here! Happy December 2020 solstice to homeschoolers everywhere!
Make the acquaintance of the ancient red giant Aldebaran in the constellation Taurus the Bull 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 December 2020.