Lunar and Planetary Institute
The following resources and activities are intended to help children further explore galaxies after they have listened to the Native American tale of “Coyote and the Milky Way” and the science story about galaxies.
Share the Story
Retell the Native American story, “Coyote and the Milky Way”, along with the science story, to reinforce understanding of our own Milky Way galaxy and place in space.
“Drawing Conclusions” about How the Milky Way was Formed
Illustrate the Native American story of “Coyote and the Milky Way” and science story about how our Milky Way was formed.
Milky Way Viewing
Observe the Milky Way on a dark night!
A Leap of Space
Investigate how smaller systems exist within larger systems by building a collage of our place in space!