This is the planned set of activities for the astronomy project.

Topics may vary due to other school events and the weather!

Week Activities
Week 1 Types of observation
Binoculars, telescopes and the naked eye. Use different devices to SAFELY observe the Sun. Begin project observation book and Moon diary.
Week 2 Stars and Constellations
Looking at the constellations, colours showing the temperature of stars. Uses in navigation and the history and mythology.
Week 3 Planets of our solar system
Week 4 Astrophotography
Week 5 The clockwork universe, Cosmology and Stellar Evolution
Week 6 Space travel, missions and our place in the galaxy

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