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K-12 Online Astronomy Activities

K-12 Online Astronomy Activities

This suite of activities helps teachers and students to evaluate astrological claims. It includes charting the birthdays of U.S. presidents, comparing horoscopes in different newspapers, and a mixed-up horoscope activity. Also included on the site is a skeptical article about astrology and a bibliography of resources. This site is part of Project ASTRO, partially funded by NASA's Office of Space Science, which links astronomers and teachers in ongoing partnerships in 11 regional sites around the country.


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