Astronomy is perhaps the best science to teach children. Astronomy-themed learning projects help teach children not only astronomy but many subjects – reading, writing, mathematics, history, geometry, chemistry, art, photography, etc. Almost any area of expertise can be integrated into children’s astronomy class or workshop. Children are not only to learn the fascinating topic of astronomy that has involved children of all ages for centuries – the solar system, planets, stars, nebula, comets, galaxies spaceships and space work which telescopes– but astronomy can be coordinating art and science.
There are many children’s astronomy websites online and also books containing pilot, data research, telescope projects (including “make your own telescope”). Astronomy is also to teach children how to think and analyze. . Writing can be taught to keep Astronomy magazine
recommended websites for children online are:
StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
Other Children astronomy websites can be easily found using your favorite search engine. Astronomy-oriented toys are “space toys” science kits available. Also, calendars, posters, prints. Children can be encouraged to design their own posters and art prints, their “astro graphics.” Astronomy books and software is available on Amazon.com and astronomy Store http://www.astronomystore.zoomshare.com . There are also a telescope stores that have novice telescope for young astronomers.
As for astronomy software, there are a wide range of astronomy software that can be educational. Some of this software is specifically designed for children, such as Sesame Street Ernie’s adventure in space and Zoom Astronomy – Enchanted Learning Software. Astronomy news is also available online.
Dover Publisher sells solar system sticker, sun, moon, and stars stickers and easy to experiment, including “science for kids’ coloring books. Again, children can be encouraged to create their own stickers their coloring books and computer graphics and astronomy and space collages.
So when children are teaching, writing, math or any subject, think astronomy but has involved children of all ages for ages.