Starry Night High School for grades 9-12 is the only high school space science curriculum that combines an interactive sky simulator, lesson plans correlated to state and national standards and extensive teacher resources in one easy-to-use package.
What Makes Starry Night High School Great!
Teachable Moments feature keeps content fresh and relevant by providing educators with auto updates of new lessons, exercises, simulations, and phenomena!
Built-in lesson plans correlated to state and national standards that meet curriculum needs
Accurate visualizations and simulations that allow students to make precise observations of Moon phases, motions of the Sun and planets, seasons, eclipses and much more
Interactive computer exercises and hands-on activities that encourage questioning, experimentation and exploration and accommodate diverse learning styles pre and post-assessment resources with recommendations for improved student performance
Flexible teaching models for easy adaptation to pacing and classroom needs
Opportunities to develop key skills: observation, data collection, analytical thinking and discovery
Extensions that connect to topics in math, physics, language arts, social studies and technology
The Latest Innovations
Exercises have been enhanced with Guiding Questions, Key Concepts, Did You Know's, and dozens of new images to help illustrate phenomena
Expanded asteroid catalog with highlighted/highlightable families and groups
Analemma can now be drawn on a planets surface
Exclusive Extragalactic 3D Database includes over 100,000 galaxies encompassing over 1 billion lights years of space
Stunning new user interface with Search, locates sky objects, and more
New highly detailed surface textures of planets and major moons
Restyled SkyGuide with updated tours and media
Updated Messier catalog with new visually stunning images for star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies
Starry Night embraces the5Emethod of science instruction and lesson planning: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate and Evaluate. These are the STEM cornerstones of good science. Lessons correlate to both the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards), the US National Science Education Standards and the Common Framework of Science Learning Outcomes in Canada.
Earth, Moon and Sun
Small Solar System Bodies
Star Finding and Constellations
The Sun as a Star
Galaxies and the Universe
Space Exploration and Technology
License & Materials
Starry Night High School operates for one year. All information will be emailed to you following checkout.