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Description:

This is an activity about science and pseudo-science. Learners will examine the validity of astrology by charting birth dates of U.S. presidents and by comparing horoscopes in different newspapers. After, students will attempt to identify their own horoscope from an unidentified list of daily predictions. This is Activity K-2 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy DVD-ROM, which is available for purchase. A free version of this activity is available on the Astronomical Society of the Pacific website: http://www.astrosociety.org/edu/astro/act3/astrologyprint.html.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,Grade 11,Middle School,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 7,Grade 10,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123554803T,Space Science,Grade 12,Mathematics:Measurement,Astrophysics,Mathematics,Physics,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability

Language:

English

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