Using Binoculars

Using Binoculars
Put your night sky navigation skills to the test and seek out some targets best suited to binoculars!

You will need:
Our free loan box, which includes a collection of binoculars!
Access to view the horizon and night sky.
Access to a collection of binoculars for your pupils to try.  Contact your local astronomy group (if it isn’t Bath Astronomers!) who may be able to help.
Access to view the horizon and night sky.

Objectives (UK National Curriculum 2014):
EYFS – Understanding the world; Know some similarities and differences between the natural world around them and contrasting environments
KS1 Year 2 Science
Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies
KS2 Year 5 Science, Earth and Space; describe the movement of the Earth and other planets relative to the sun in the solar system, describe the movement of the moon relative to the EarthKS3 Space physics; our Sun as a star, other stars in our galaxy, other galaxies

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