A Collection of Light Pollution Lesson Plans for Educators
on February 3, 2017
Once we realize the importance and urgency of reducing and eliminating light pollution, how do we educate others? We’ve compiled some informative, interactive, and fun lesson plans educators can incorporate into their curriculum.
Lesson PlansThe Case of the Disappearing Dark Sky
, created by the NPS WebrangersToo Bright at Night?
, created by ScienceNetLinksPersuasive Photo Essay
, created by teAchnologyLight Pollution and Shielding Lab,
created by [url=https://www.globeatnight.org/dsr/dsee/Dark Skies Activities/Demonstrating Light Pollution and Shielding Activity/Light_Shielding_Lab.pdf]The National Optical Astronomy Observatory’s Dark Skies and Energy Education Program[/url]What is Light Pollution,
by The National Optical Astronomy ObservatoryLight Pollution: Beyond the Glare,
by the American Museum of Natural History
Educational Standards National Standards for History
10.1.11 ( World History Grades 5-12 ): Analyze ways in which human action has contributed to long-term changes in the natural environment in particular regions or worldwide.Next Generation Science Standards / Grade Level Disciplinary Core Ideas
5-ESS3.C.1 ( Fifth Grade ): Human activities in agriculture, industry, and everyday life have had major effects on the land, vegetation, streams, ocean, air, and even outer space. But individuals and communities are doing things to help protect Earth’s resources and environments.
Il n’existe rien qui fasse obstacle à l’infinité des mondes. Épicure(341-270 av. J.C.)
AstroNamur Site d'observation de Ramillies