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Newsletter (Astronomy)

Astronomy can be introduced in preschool as a preparation for the Great Lessons. In the first lesson , the universe's creation is introduced. Later, our solar system is introduced more fully. Many teachers introduce another story about our stars, including our sun and the formation of galaxies. This includes constellations and their names.

Constellations can be introduced to preschool children as a dot to dot activity. Older students can study star charts and observe constellations in the night sky without a telescope.

Free Printouts

Supplementary Information

Wikipedia has a good timeline of the history of the universe, the Earth and people.

This is a free online traditional Navajo story about The Sun, Moon and Stars

Planets and Names of Constellations

Pictures, Maps and Constellations and Their Stars

Montessori for Everybody has nomenclature cards for parts of the sun.

Here are two books to check out at your local library:

Find the Constellations , by H.A. Rey

Advanced Skywatcing, the backyard astronomer's guide to starhopping and exploring the universe


Utah Dentist

posted at 5:57 p.m. on October 17, 2012

I would agree on that, so that the student have strong foundation of the astronomy this subject will be offer during preschool.

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