The Night Sky by Another Name Grades 9-12

The Night Sky by Another Name Grades 9-12

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Star formation in the constellation Orion as photographed in infrared by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Star formation in the constellation Orion as photographed in infrared by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

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In this lesson, students will learn about the way different African cultures have understood what we know as the Orion constellation. This lesson helps students understand European and American worldviews of science and invites them to think about different ways to understand the Earth and the universe.