Starry Night Elementary is free for K-4 children, parents and teachers at home during this challenging time!
With 20 years of development, Starry Night is optimized for a user-friendly experience.
Starry Night gives you powerful, accurate, customizable tools to inspire and engage your students.
Hands-on activities that encourage questioning, experimentation and exploration.
Flexible teaching models, pre- and post-assessment resources, and professional development.
Computer exercises, with interactive simulations.
Built-in Lesson plans correlated to state and national (Next Generation Science Standards) that meet your curriculum needs.
One small step for curiosity, one giant leap for online education
Step-by-step lessons plans correlated to state and national standards that meet curriculum needs. Correlations for all 50 U.S. states and all Canadian provinces.
Accurate visualizations and simulations that allow students to make precise observations of Moon phases, motions of the Sun and planets and much more.
Interactive computer exercises and hands-on activities encourage questioning, experimentation and exploration and accommodate diverse learning styles.
Pre- and post-assessment resources are included along with each astronomy lesson, and provide recommendations for improving student performance.
Starry Night Elementary School provides opportunities to develop key student skills: observation, data collection, analytical thinking and discovery.
Learning extensions are also provided to connect the astronomy lessons to additional topics in math, physics, language, social studies and technology.
Keep your children engaged and excited learning about the wonderful world of astronomy - online at home!
FREE for parents and children at home during this challenging time
Easy to access, use and manage.
Works on virtually any modern hardware you have.Contact Us for more information.
Built upon the award-winning Starry Night Enthusiast astronomy simulation software, customized for Elementary & Home School student use.
Starry Night Education is:
7 Lesson plans with extensive parent/teacher resources, hands-on activities, computer exercises, worksheets and assessments. PDF format.
For teachers new to astronomy or using Starry Night for the first time our QuickStart Guide will get you up and running very fast!
Pre-assessment Idea Diagrams and Concept Maps identify pre-conceptions.
Thinking Grids and Compare & Contrast charts, develop logical and critical thinking skills.
Drawing Completion activities & KWL charts assess student understanding.
Easy-to-use Scoring Rubric evaluate learning of science content and process.
4 lesson plans, focused on the reclassification of Pluto, unmanned space exploration, astronomy and black holes.
The Perfect Building Blocks for Budding Astronomers
To Infinity and Beyond!
Starry Night online Astronomy and Earth Science Curriculum runs on Chrome, Safari and Firefox web-browsers, on any modern operating-system, on any modern-device!