Astronomy Games from Lake Afton Public Observatory
By playing astronomy games students learn
about astronomy while having fun. All of these
games were developed by the staff of the Lake
Afton Public Observatory. They may be reserved
for a two week period by calling the
Observatory at (316) 978-3191. Loan of the
games is free to schools located within
Sedgwick County, KS. The astronomy games are
also available for direct purchase.
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The traditional "BINGO" game has been
adapted into a fun way to learn about the moon.
- Moon Phase BINGO -
uses the moon's phase,
position, and appearance in the sky as
categories. (Recommended for grades 2-6)
To see a sample Moon Phase BINGO card
Please note that Solar System BINGO, Stellar BINGO, and Severe Weather BINGO are NOT available at this time.
Astronomy Card Games
Students can use these decks of astronomy
cards to become familiar with various terms
used in the science of astronomy. By playing a
version of "Old Maid" or a memory game,
students can have fun while learning.
Currently available are "Astronomy Cards" and
"Moon Phases Cards."