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Astronomy: Stellarium Scavenger Hunt

Learn to use the powerful and free programs, Stellarium and Celestia, to explore the cosmos at your fingertips!

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About this course

Powerful (and free) programs like Stellarium and Celestia put the power to explore the cosmos at your fingertips - if you know how to use them! Together, we will explore how to use these programs to - in turn - explore the stars, through fun weekly scavenger hunts in which we will learn about the planets in our solar system, distant stars and nebulae, exoplanets and even far off galaxies. Additionally, we’ll learn about constellations and explore the mythology and histories behind some of the most popular celestial structures in our night sky.

What you'll learn

  • How to use Stellarium and Celestia Planetarium software  
  • Star Classification
  • Exoplanet Discovery
  • Stellar life cycles
  • Constellations & cosmic Mythology  

Materials & Homework

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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Grades:
6-8
Duration:
8 Lessons, twice a week for four weeks
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$360

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Grades:
6-8
Duration:
8 Lessons, twice a week for four weeks
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