Explore Stars and Galaxies
These activities, modified from activities created for LPI’s SkyTellers and Family Space Days programs, relate to characteristics of stars, constellations, and galaxies.
Background information for program facilitators:
Overview of Activities
My Place in Space
Explore how smaller systems exist within larger systems as you build a collage comparing your place in the solar system, galaxy, and universe.
Paper Plate Galaxy
Create a spiral galaxy mobile and learn its different parts.
Match stars and their descriptions to compare different stages in a star’s life.
Create constellation patterns to view through a tube.