Welcome to the kids section of our website!
In this area we will post materials that are geared more towards the young astronomers among us. This page is a work in progress, so please check back occasionally to see our new additions.
Things For Kids To Do Online
Local Clubs with Activities
Young Astronomer's Class
Here are the materials discussed during this 4 class program presented at CAS HQ.
- November 16th, 2012 - Introduction to Constellations:
- December 21st, 2012 - Planets!
- Play-Doh Planets: The third procedure in this document is the one that was done in class, which demonstrates the relative sizes of each our solar system's planets.
- Planet Saying Coloring Page: This is a coloring page with the saying "My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nachos", which helps kids remember the names and ordering of the planets. (Created by Scott McClanahan)
- January 18th, 2013 - Telescopes! We'll learn about their history and future. Bring yours if you want to show it off or get help using it. We'll also take a closer look at the 4 huge scopes at the HQ.
- February 15th, 2013 - Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors
- March 2nd, 2013 - Mythology of Winter Constellations
- April 6th, 2013 - The Sun