Monthly Archives: October 2014
Modeling the Earth-Moon-Sun Relationship
One of the trickiest, yet most important, Astronomy concepts for children to understand is the Earth-Moon-Sun relationship. The idea of rotation and revolution, while extremely basic, is the foundation of understanding motion in our solar system. These three objects have … Continue reading
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How To – Safely! – Observe The Solar Eclipse With Kids!
The chance to see an eclipse event in the sky is a wonderful opportunity to get children excited about astronomy. On Thursday, October 23rd, millions of us in the United States will have the chance to see a spectacular partial … Continue reading
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