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Constellations

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Constellations

  1. 1. CONSTELLATIONS<br />A PATTERN OF STARS<br />Miss White, Miss Becker, and Miss Butler<br />
  2. 2. What is a Constellation? <br />A<br />b<br />
  3. 3. B!<br />The Answer is… <br />
  4. 4. A Constellation is: <br />A group of stars that, when seen from Earth, forms a pattern. <br />
  5. 5. The Big Dipper<br />Is it a constellation?<br />
  6. 6. It is actually not its own constellation but part of a constellation called <br />Ursa Major or <br />The Great Bear <br />
  7. 7. Can you find the Big Dipper in the Great Bear?<br />
  8. 8. Connecting the Dots<br />Constellations are pictures made up of bright stars which appear close to each other in the sky. Like a game of connect the dots, if you use your imagination when you look at the stars, you may see a dog or a cat or some other interesting figure. <br />
  9. 9. Works Cited<br />http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/prod/dialspace/town/drive/gdn08/jungle/junglephotos/fullsize/ursamajor.jpg<br />http://my.execpc.com/60/B3/culp/astronomy/fig/BigDipper.gif<br />http://www.physics.csbsju.edu/astro/constellations/images/ursa_major_l.gif<br />http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/2975/orion_constellation_small.jpg<br />http://homepage.ntlworld.com/c.rogers/howto/Mintron-Betelgues.jpg<br />http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/the_universe/Constellations/north_constellations.html&edu=elem  <br />http://www.astropix.com/HTML/C_SPRING/URSAS.HTM <br /> http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml<br />

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