Wednesday, June 15

Space Day 7

We learned about constellations today. Constellations are groups of stars that form a picture. We learned about some of the constellations in the sky and how because of the Earth's rotation we only see the constellations during specific seasons. I learned that the Big Dipper is called the Plough in England and the Wagon in Germany. We also learned that astronomers use the constellations to find stars in the sky. 

Our activity today was creating our own constellation. The kids did a great job and some of them were very creative! 

Tomorrow is astronaut day. It'll be a favorite, for sure. We'll be making a delicious treat, watching some videos of the astronauts in the space station and possibly making one more craft. Cheers to the last day of my work week tomorrow!