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Astro at home

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In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as a way to help parents at home with their young ones, Discover the Universe offered daily astronomy activities for children aged 8-12.


You can now watch a wide variety of Astronomy subjects with the goal of engaging learners at home. Scroll through the videos below to find a topic that interests you! Don't forget to check out the YouTube video description for links to resources and activities you can try at home!

Click Here to Meet Guest Speakers from our partner organisations!

This page is best viewed on a desktop. To see all Astro at Home videos, follow this link.
You can find links to activities and resources in the descriptions of the YouTube videos. 

Week 11 — May 25-29, 2020

Space X Launch
Coding & Robotics for Space
Earth Satellites: Improving our Lives
Scale of the Universe

Week 10 — May 19-22, 2020

Moons of Uranus & Neptune
Astro News!
Sending Probes into Space
Growing Food on Mars

Week 9 — May 11-15, 2020

How the Body Adapts to Space
w Astronaut Dave Williams
Northern Lights
Cosmic Distance Ladder
Brown Dwarfs

Week 8 — May 4 -8, 2020

Birth of a Star
What to Observe in May
Working at CFHT
Composing Images of Space
Tour of the Universe

Week 7 — April 27 - May 1, 2020

Space Gardens
Meet a Mars  Rover Engineer!
Rings and Moons of Saturn

Week 6 — April 20 - 24, 2020

Moons of Jupiter
Canada France Hawaii Telescope
Earth Day
Kaleidoscopic Universe

Week 5 — April 14 - 17, 2020

Astro News — Supermoon!
Extraordinary Worlds of Exoplanets
Evolution of Stars
The Greenhouse Effect

Week 4 — April 6 - 9, 2020

Planet Formation
Moons and Exomoons
Mapping the Surface of Mars

Week 3 — march 30 - April 3, 2020

Astronomy News
Asteroids & Comets
Questions & Answers
Crashing Galaxies
The Changing Seasons

Week 2 — march 23-27, 2020

Gravitational Waves
Black Holes
Meet the Planets!
Do Aliens Exist?

Week 1 — march 17-20, 2020

From Earth to Infinity
Measuring the Expanding Universe
Measuring the Earth
What Can I See in the Night Sky?
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