This lesson plan introduces students the the basics of astronomy. It provides a pre-test of astronomy concepts.
The lesson also teachers what is studied in astronomy and the tools used in astronomy.
This unit was written for a special needs classroom of students with visual impairments, but the modifications will also help students who have trouble with abstract concepts.
Excellent for special needs classrooms and functional academic classrooms.
The lesson can be used as a stand alone lesson (about 1 hour) or can be broken into multiple parts throughout a time period.