Lots of Astronomy Lessons, Activities and Learning Materials

Lots of Astronomy Lessons, Activities and Learning Materials

Freely available here, for all grade levels, are over 180 activities, learning guides, lessons, slide presentations and study reading documents (with discussion questions) for learning all about Astronomy and related topics. These are great educational resources for both home school and the classroom, and many are from NASA. A nice Astronomy Textbook for Non-Science Students is also included here.

71 Astronomy (and related) Activities and Lessons:

  • Adventures in Rocket Science Educator Guide & Activities
  • Adventures In Rocket Science Guide and Activities
  • Angles and Electricity Activity
  • Asteroid Potatoes
  • Astrobiology Learning Activities Ages 5-12
  • Aurora Educators Guide and Activities
  • Bag of Ballons Activity
  • Bag of Bones Activity
  • Blackhole Lessons
  • Blinded by the Light Activity
  • Build Your Own Satellite Activity
  • Comet Mystery Boxes Activity
  • Comet On A Stick Activity
  • Cool Suits Activity, Educator
  • Cool Suits Activity, Student
  • Design a Spacecraft on a Chip Activity
  • Design and Build Your Own Spacecraft Activity
  • Different Gravity Activity
  • Dwarf Planets Activity, Student
  • Dwarf Planets Activity, Teacher Guide
  • Earth the Universe and Culture Lesson
  • Equatorial Sundial Activity Grades 5-8
  • Expanding Universe Lesson Grades 6-8
  • Exploring The Lunar Surface Guide and Activities
  • Exploring The Milky Way Activities
  • Exploring The Moon Guide and Activities
  • Field Trip To The Moon Lessons and Activities
  • Flight Problem Solving, The ‘Wright’ Math Science Activities
  • Food Activity 1 – Preparation for Space
  • Food Activity 2 – Food Selection
  • Food for Spaceflight, Educator Lesson
  • Food for Spaceflight, Student Activity
  • Group the Galaxies Activity
  • Imagine the Universe Book with Activities
  • Investigate Mars Lessons
  • Ion Drive Your Way through Space Activity
  • Is There Water on Mars Guide and Activities
  • Juno Education Activity Guide
  • Learning The ‘Wright’ Way to Fly Activity Sled Kite
  • Learning To Fly Wright Brothers Activities
  • Listening for Rings from Space Activity
  • Make a Galactic Mobile Activity
  • Make a Galaxy Montage Activity
  • Make the Sun Activity
  • Mars and Earth Science Learning Activities
  • Mars Mission Activities Guide
  • Meet The Planets Lesson
  • Meteorology Learning Resource & Activities -Grades 5-9
  • Micrometeoroids Activity
  • Model The Night Sky Activity K-Grade 4
  • Moon Phases and Eclipses Activity
  • Moons Surface Activity
  • NASA Eclipse Activity Guide
  • NASA Handbook Lunar Lessons & Activities Grades 6-8
  • NASA Mirror on the Universe Lesson Guide
  • NASA Rocket Guide and Activities
  • Observing The Moon Activity K-Grade 4
  • Packing for a Looong Trip to Mars Activity
  • Planet Tours Activity Grades 5-8
  • Saturn Model Activity
  • Scale Models Activity Grades 5-8
  • Solar System Science Activity Grades 5-8
  • Spectroscope Activity Grades 9-12
  • Stars and Galaxies Activity Grades 9-12
  • Sunspots Grades Activity 9-12
  • Sunstruck Educator Guide and Actvities
  • The Incredible 2 inch Universe Activity
  • The Milky Way Grades Activity 9-12
  • Tiered Planet Activity
  • Variable Stars Activity 1
  • Variable Stars Activity 2
  • Water On Mars Educators Guide and Activities

57 Astronomy Reading and Study Docs:

  • Apollo 17 View of Earth
  • Asteroids – Space Rocks with a Story fun sheet
  • Asteroids
  • Astronomers Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler
  • Astronomy Textbook – From Stargazers to Starships
  • Astronomy Textbook for Non-Science People
  • Comets vs Asteroids
  • Comets
  • Cool, Curious Comets fun sheet
  • Dwarf Planets – Small Size, Big Mystery fun sheet
  • Earths Moon Photo.jpg
  • Earths Moon
  • Exploring Stars In the Milky Way
  • Horsehead Nebula Educational Materials
  • Horsehead Nebula Story and Photos
  • Hubble Focus Our Amazing Solar System -embedded video
  • Jovian Planets
  • Jupiter Photo.jpg
  • Jupiter
  • Mars Photo.jpg
  • Mars
  • Mercury Photo.jpg
  • Mercury
  • Meteor Shower.gif
  • Moons of Jupiter
  • Mysteries of The Sun
  • NASA Universe of Learning -Science Briefing
  • NASA Universe of Learning
  • Neptune details
  • Neptune Photo.jpg
  • Neptune
  • Our Home, the Milky Way Galaxy
  • Our Star the Sun
  • Pluto Photo.jpg
  • Pluto
  • Refracting and Reflecting Telescopes
  • Remote Imaging of Earth by Satellite
  • Saturn Photo.jpg
  • Saturn
  • Science Bowl Astronomy with Answers
  • Small Worlds, Big Discoveries -factsheet
  • Student Reading about Constellations
  • Sun As A Star Learning Acitivities
  • Taking a Cold, Clear Look at the Universe
  • Telescope as a Time Machine with crossword
  • The Lunar and Solar Eclipses
  • The Milky Way
  • The Young Folks Astronomy – scanned book
  • Types and Classification of Galaxies
  • Uranus details
  • Uranus Photo.jpg
  • Uranus
  • Venus details
  • Venus Photo.jpg
  • Venus
  • Viewing the Planets
  • What Is a Meteor Shower

54 Astronomy Slide Presentations:

  • Asteroids Meteroids and Comets
  • Astronomy and Space Science I
  • Astronomy and the Universe
  • Astronomy Course Review
  • Black Holes 1
  • Black Holes 2
  • Black Holes 3
  • Comets
  • Constellations 1
  • Constellations 2
  • Earth and Its Moon
  • Earth’s Moon
  • Eclipses
  • Extreme Stars
  • Formation of Our Solar System
  • Formation of the Solar System
  • Galaxies
  • History of Space Travel
  • How Telescopes Changed our Understanding of the Universe
  • Introduction to Astronomy
  • Jovian Planets and Other Solar System Constituents
  • Light and Telescopes
  • Lunar Phases Eclipses
  • Measuring Distances in Astronomy
  • Milky Way Galaxy 1
  • Milky Way Galaxy 2
  • Milky Way Galaxy 3
  • Moon Phases Tides
  • Newtons Laws
  • Origin of the Solar System
  • Our Solar System and Its Origin
  • Our Solar System
  • Our Sun
  • Planets
  • Pluto
  • Principals of Rockets
  • Ptolemy to Galileo
  • Quasars
  • Satellites
  • Solar EclipsesThrough Space and Time
  • Solar System Formation
  • Structure and Origin ono the Moon
  • Sun Earth Moon Eclipses and Tides
  • Telescopes
  • Terrestrial Planets
  • The Age of the Sun and Energy Transport
  • The Jovian Outer Planets
  • The Solar System 1
  • The Solar System 2
  • The Sun 1
  • The Sun 2
  • The Sun 3
  • The Sun Awesome and Active
  • Touring Our Solar System

Lots of Astronomy Lessons, Activities and Learning Materials

-love learning -your best ed lessons guru, Scott

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