Our Star and Outer Space Videolab with DVD

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Grades 7 — 12. This program explores our universe by investigating the use of spectroscopes, an astrolabe, scale models, astrophotography, and other astronomer's tools. Kit includes 2 DVDs, Beyond the Solar System and The Sun, Our Closest Star a teacher's guide; answer sheets; and evaluations. This Videolab® is designed to complement the Planets Videolab® (item #GEO8600D).

/!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Children under 8 yrs. can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.
  • Station 1: Constellations-Visions in the Stars. Styrofoam® Balls, Monofilament Thread, and Star Finder
  • Station 2: Scale of the Universe-Think Big! String, Colored Paper Clips, and Metric Measuring Tape
  • Station 3: The Big Bang-A Ballooning Universe. Balloons, Permanent Pen, and Flexible Ruler
  • Station 4: Spectroscopy-A Spectrum of Information. Spectroscope and Colored Pencils
  • Station 5: Locating Stars-Pinpointing Positions. Astrolabe, Styrofoam® Balls, and Monofilament Thread
  • Station 6: H-R Diagram-The Stories Stars Tell. H-R Diagram
  • Station 7: Birth and Death of Stars-Going Out with a Bang. Microslide® Viewer (item #489700) and Astroslide Set
  • Station 8: Galaxy Types-What Kind of Shape Are They In? Galaxy Car