Stars in my constellation:
Fascinating facts about my constellation:
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Adopt A Constellation
Type of Star
Color & Surface
My constellation is ___________________________________.
For this project, you will need to use printed and online resources to research a
constellation. A variety of websites have been listed on the Stars & Constellations page of
the Kid Zone at http://sciencespot.net/. Use the information on this page to help you as you
research your constellation. Final drafts must be written in black ink and include a list of at
least 3 references you used for your information.
Discover the name of your constellation as
well as the nickname.
Describe the history of your constellation.
Draw a diagram of your constellation.
Label the major stars and provide lines to
show the “shape” and/or outline of the
Provide a list of the major stars in your
constellation. Research each to find the
information to complete the chart.
What else did you learn about your
Write three sentences to share additional
information, such as where it is located, if
it is used to “point” to other constellations
and planets, or facts about the stars found
in your constellation.
Don’t forget ...
Include at least 3 references on the back of
your worksheet. If it is a book, include the
title and author. If it is a website, provide
the title and URL.
Want extra credit?
Make a constellation viewer! You may use a variety of materials and designs to create a
viewer to help other students identify your constellation in the night sky! The viewer must
provide an accurate view of your constellation and be labeled with the constellat