Technology, invention, culture, fun, and learning combine in this unique space kit. Young scientists will explore the night sky using a specialized astronomical device called the Star Pilot that navigates the sky and locates the brightest stars and constellations. A detailed color-illustrated manual includes fun astronomical information, experiments, diagrams, and constellation legends from cultures around the world. Using this kit, your child will:
- learn about the life cycle of a star
- discover asterisms such as the Big Dipper
- locate 23 constellations in the night sky
- make a night-vision flashlight
- perform a binocular fusion experiment
- and much more.
The final section of the manual contains beautifully illustrated celestial legends including the legends of the Milky Way, the stories of Orion and Leo, legends of Big Bear and its hunters, and more. Plus, this kit includes a poster with fun astronomical details that will enhance any young scientist's wall!
Ages 10 and up.