Astronomy Activities
from Lake Afton Public Observatory


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The Observatory has developed many classroom activities that can be used to help teach a unit on astronomy. They include demonstrations, projects, and individual worksheets. All of them come with an introduction for students and comments for teachers.

Astronomy Activities On Line:

  • Making a Crater
  • Demonstrating Moon Phases

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  • Shadows, Angles & Seasons (PDF)
  • Observing Moon Phases (PDF)