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Star Gazing


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Star Gazing

In this online math game from Cyberchase, help Digit fill his scrapbook by pointing his telescope to each planet in the night sky. Learners pick an angle to direct the telescope and locate planets and their weird inhabitants. They must do this before the sun comes up! At the end of the game, learners can print Digit's scrapbook page and/or play a more difficult level.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Computer with internet access

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Astronomy
  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
      • Plane Geometry
    • Measurement
      • Circles
    • Problem Solving

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • use mouse
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, THIRTEEN, ©2011

Funding Sources:

  • National Science Foundation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • PBS
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • The Volckhausen Family

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