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Neff, Dennis B. – Science and Children, 1977
A planetarium, star projector, and projector stand all which can be built for $30 are pictured. Classroom activities involving the materials are described. (CP)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Construction (Process), Educational Media, Elementary Education
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McIntyre, Margaret, Ed. – Science and Children, 1981
Describes several elementary science learning experiences and activities concerning the concept of space. Activities described include tracing children's shadows at different times of day, moon observations, and planetarium activities. (DS)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Early Childhood Education, Earth Science, Elementary Education
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Ankney, Paul – Science and Children, 1981
Provides instructions for the construction of a paper mache classroom planetarium and suggests several student activities using this planetarium model. Lists reasons why students have difficulties in transferring classroom instruction in astronomy to the night sky. (DS)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science