Winter Constellations

Simple Schooling Winter Constellations introduces your elementary student to the Winter Hexagon constellations.  Students will learn basic terminology, the brightest stars, and how to identify each of the following winter constellations.

Canis Major
Canis Minor

Students will also learn to use Orion to point the way to each of the listed constellations in the night sky and then fit all of them together to find the Winter Hexagon asterism.

This unit is divided up in to several parts but more than one section can be finished in a day if you like.


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