Type:

Other

Description:

Tell the story of early American science with an online exhibition and digital reproduction of the oldest surviving Anglo-American star map. This hand-drawn star map, created in 1780, reflects a story of scientific curiosity and the practical applications of astronomy in colonial America. Simeon De Witt, a map-maker who served as surveyor general under George Washington, created the map using astrolabe models and his own knowledge of the sky. National Museum of American History

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Science > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

All | HTML, astronomy, constellations, stars

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

RI.K.10: Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

RI.K.10: CA Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Scienc

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

RI.K.10: Iowa Core Literacy

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

RI.K.10: Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts and Literacy

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

RI.K.10: North Dakota English Language Arts and Literacy Content Standards

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

RI.K.10: New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
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