Sun, Moon and Stars
Before we knew what the stars were, people would often tell stories about the pictures that the stars formed. This one is called Aquila, the eagle!
Back in ancient times, the stars were used as storytelling tools. People created characters and stories that they saw in the stars, like Leo the lion.
Scorpio, the scorpion, is one of the zodiac signs but you can also find him up in the stars at night!
Quite possibly the most famous constellation, the Big Dipper is a small part of Ursa Major, the big bear constellation.
Look up into the night sky, and you may see three prominent stars side by side. This is Orion's belt, one of the most well known constellations!
Back in ancient times, before people knew what the stars were, they told stories about them! With this worksheet, learn about the constellation Cygnus.
Did you know fish could fly? Pisces, which is also a zodiac sign, is a constellation, named many years ago.
Do you ever see shapes in the stars at night? In ancient times, people named these shapes, and now we know them today as constellations!
Looking for a way to brighten your child's enthusiasm for astronomy? Introduce him to the constellations with this worksheet about the constellation Capricorn.
One of the most famous and easy to spot constellations is the Big Dipper! Formally known as Ursa Major, this constellation was named after a bear.