Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 7-9
Publication Year: 2008
In this activity, students use a photograph of a small part of the sky to estimate the number of stars astronomers could see by using a modern telescope to photograph the entire sky. Student and teacher pages are included.
Problem 7, Counting the Stars in the Sky [272KB PDF file]
This activity is part of Space Math II.