Lesson idea. Lesson plan and suggested activity.
Teaching approach. This activity offers an opportunity for whole class(ta) discussion(ta) and questioning(ta) centred around the use of the Stellarium. It also affords good opportunities for self-directed study or homework(ta) extensions, including perhaps the use of free mobile apps(tool) (see below). There are also opportunities for some cross curricula(i) discussion of geography (navigation by stars) and history or literacy in relation to the ancient world. (edit)
|Title||Stars in the sky: what's up?|
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You will need a planetarium application, such as Stellarium http://www.stellarium.org.
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