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SkyWatcher

1. Go outside,when its dark

- Look at the stars.
-Point out the plough and use it to find the North Star
-Point out 2 other constellations
-Look at the stars through a telescope or binoculars
-Point out a planet

2. Learn a couple of the stories behind the constellations and pass it on to someone you know.

3. Visit a Planetarium, observatory, museum or website with an astronomy theme.

4. Make a mobile or draw a picture to show the phases of the moon,

5. Name the planets in our solar system. Find out some facts about them.

6. Explain why sailors in ancient times needed to know about the stars.

7.Learn the different types of clouds and what weather is associated with them.

8.Note the position of the Sun.