Counting Stars (Primary)
This activity involves students calculating how many stars are visible in the night sky. Students count the number of stars in a small patch of the night sky then multiply their number by how many such patches would make the entire sky.
Each pupil will need:
- One piece of A4 paper
- Sticky tape
- A printed copy of the Counting Stars Recording Sheet (see below)
- A printed copy of the Counting Stars Activity Sheet (see below)
- One pencil