Students make a planisphere and learn how to read star charts. Students will explore constellations, how the patterns of stars stay the same and how they appear in the sky at different times.
Activities are from Astronomy From the Ground Up! and are presented by a National Park Service Sky Ranger.
EALR 1 1.2.5Components of the Solar System and Beyond
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Did You Know?
Mules were the utility muscle for life in the late 1800s. When the Fort was active in the 1880s-1890s, over 60 mules made the historic stables their home. They had names like Kiep, Sally, or Ol' No. 7.