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Stargazers! Astronomy for Kids – Grades 4-6 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

Monday, January 10 2022 @ 11:00AM Monday, March 21 2022 @ 12:30PM EST


Sarah Pope

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4 – 6

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11:00AM – 12:30PM (ET)


Winter 2022


Monday, January 10 2022 @ 11:00AM EST
Monday, March 21 2022 @ 12:30PM EST
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Stargazers! Astronomy for Kids
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3 people are attending Stargazers! Astronomy for Kids – Grades 4-6 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

Get ready for 10 stellar weeks of moons, stars, planets and more. Stargazers! Astronomy for Kids is an introductory class for upper middle school students. We will learn about our solar system and the greater universe. With topics ranging from the types of galaxies, craters on the surface of the moon, star life cycles, and all the planets in the solar system.

This is an online class with hands on style. Each week we meet for LIVE class where we may draw a diagram, make a graph, or run a lab. I’ll post additional class resources like videos and games in each week’s module. We will also record night sky observations and complete a student choice end of the class project. In which students are encouraged to follow their curiosity, and research something that interests them.

By the end of the course, student will have built a solid foundation in core astronomy topics.

Students can expect 1 – 2 hours of at home assignments which range from reading an article, taking an online quiz, or answering questions about that week’s topic.

NOTE: Registration deadline is December 15, 2021.

There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.

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Recent Reviews:

The evidence is there!

Rated 5 out of 5
January 27, 2021

If your child is interested in crimes, the “who’s done it” and why, this this class is a go!!
My daughter loves the Forensics class taught by Mrs. Pope.. She even has the textbook that Mrs. Pope is using in the classroom even though all the lessons are provided in the CANVAS because she wanted to read everything Mrs. Pope does. In fact, this is the third class that Mrs. Pope has taught her! Mrs. Pope continue to provide engaging lessons that make her thinks and process the mysteries and crimes. She even points out “mistakes” in a TV crime series we watch when they are investigating the crime scenes . Mrs. Pope provides hands on math and science into the lab experiments that help reinforcing what is being taught in the lessons.

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Dorothy M

So, that's where they live!!!

Rated 5 out of 5
January 26, 2021

After taking the Dig Deep Marine Biology course, my daughter wanted to take more ocean related classes.. She was so thrilled to find out she could take Big Blue with Mrs. Pope. Mrs. Pope continued to do a wonderful job providing hands on projects that expanded her knowledge and love more marine biology life. If you have a child who is interested in how the ocean works or wants to get into a marine field, this class is great to take!

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Dorothy M

Dive right into this!

Rated 5 out of 5
January 25, 2021

This was the first interactive online class our daughter took with Mrs. Pope and she wound up hooked! She was ready for class early every week and was even upset when a “vacation day” happened because she so wanted to be in class.
The most memorable piece was how this class was able to be taught anywhere. On dissection day, our family had an emergency and one of my friends offered to allow my daughter to bring all of her dissection materials to her home so the class wouldn’t be missed. Her three sons heard about what was being dissected and observed the class and started asking questions themselves. It’s amazing how one’s love of a class can become contagious! Thank you, OTA, for making classes be taught anywhere!

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Dorothy M.

Fantastic Class

Rated 5 out of 5
January 25, 2021

My daughter has really enjoyed this class taught by Ms. Sarah. It is an engaging and creative class, filled with conservation, ecology and building a better earth/world. It has given my conservation minded daughter more information to grow with and ways to make things better for those around her. Ms. Sarah is truly a wonderful, fun, energetic, and knowledgeable teacher. She enjoys teaching and her passion for science is just wonderful.

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Wonderful Class

Rated 5 out of 5
January 25, 2021

My son loves the Forensics class taught by Ms. Sarah. He is fully engaged in the class and has learning so much from it. He enjoys the hands on activities and “solving” the mysteries/crimes. It is great to see him get excited about a class. Ms. Sarah is truly a great teacher. She is super easy to talk to and loves receiving questions. She has an energy that is just wonderful for this age!

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