Constellation Maker

Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 40 minutes
Date Posted: 11/4/2009

Make your own constellation commemorating an American woman, like Maria Mitchell. Many cultures have used constellations to remember the stories of heroes, like the Greeks and some American Indians. Included in an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled Exploring the Sky, this activity is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.