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Night Sky

compass pointing north

How can I tell which way is north at night?

Do you like to look at the stars? What can you identify in the night sky? Try finding some important constellations tonight!

Sunset

Sun: Sunset

5 images of scenes showing various sunsets

Sunrise

Sun: Sunrise

5 images of scenes showing various sunrises

Full moon

Moon: Phases

8 images of different lunar phases showing the portion of the Moon lit by the Sun as the Moon orbits the Earth and as seen by us on Earth

Sunset over the ocean

Day and Night

Students learn about and apply observing, sorting & classifying, and comparing & contrasting skills as they learn about the cycle of day and night.