Astronomy Activities & Resources


  • Astronomy for the Very Young

    Astronomy for the Very Young

    • Daytime Event
    • Inside Venue
    • Target Audience
    • Child, Adult

    The My Sky Tonight team has created a set of fun, science-rich astronomy activities for pre-K children, as well as supporting resources for educators on how to effectively work with young children and engage them in science practices.


  • Astronomy Lecture Podcasts

    Astronomy Lecture Podcasts

    • Daytime Event
    • Inside Venue
    • Target Audience
    • Child, Adult
    A variety of non-technical lectures by noted astronomers. Some examples: Dr. Jeff Moore of NASA Ames Research Center on the New Horizons Mission; Dr. David Morrison on Asteroid Impacts and Evolution; Dr. Dana Backman of the SETI Institute and Astron...

  • Girl Scouts Space Sciences Badge Resources

    Girl Scouts Space Sciences Badge Resources

    • Daytime Event
    • Inside Venue
    • Target Audience
    • Child, Adult

    Here you'll find resources for amateur astronomers to support the Girl Scout Space Science badges and make meaningful connections with the girls.


  • Mercury Transit Certificate and Template

    Mercury Transit Certificate and Template

    • Daytime Event
    • Inside Venue
    • Target Audience
    • Child, Adult

    Certificate for the 2016 "I saw the Mercury Transit" observers certificate. Hand them out at your Mercury Transit observing event!


  • Mercury Transit November 11, 2019

    Mercury Transit November 11, 2019

    • Daytime Event
    • Inside Venue
    • Target Audience
    • Child, Adult

    Get ready for the transit of Mercury across the Sun on Veteran's Day morning


  • Moon Myths from Around the World

    Moon Myths from Around the World

    • Daytime Event
    • Inside Venue
    • Target Audience
    • Child, Adult

    Discover a variety of myths about the Moon with this resource.


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