Introduction to Astronomy

Get a taste of what the study of the universe entails! A PowerPoint presentation highlights the important aspects of studying astronomy. Packed with facts and images, the presentation is sure to get your class excited about their universe.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Incorporate as an introduction to an astronomy unit or class
  • Have pupils choose one fact from the presentation to research further
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects an understanding of basic vocabulary related to astronomy
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Adds humor to the presentation to increase the interest level
  • Uses many images to help describe astronomy phenomena
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