Middle School Resources

Looking for materials to supplement your classroom curriculum? Browse our curated collection of resources for middle school teachers and give your students the Moon and the stars. Activities are labeled with suggested grade level, curriculum standards, and estimated length to help you find exactly what you’re looking for.

play video

Sky Observers Hangout: Getting Close to Mars Part 2

In this episode of Sky Observers Hangout, we explore Mars from afar while it is at its closest to Earth for the next 15 years.

Category: Video
Length: 1 hour 7 min.
Grade Level: 6–8
Standards: HS-ESS1.B, PS2.A, MS-ESS1-3

play video

Sky Observers Hangout: Chicagohenge

In this episode of Sky Observers Hangout, your hosts will help you understand the solar spectacle called Chicagohenge, 🌇  show you how to observe and photograph it in YOUR city, and share how we’ve built structures that work with solar patterns through the ages.

Category: Video
Length: 52 min.
Grade Level: 6–8
Standards: 1-ESS1-1, 1-ESS1-2, ESS1.A, ESS1.B, ESS2.D, MS-ESS1-1

play video

Adler Astronomy Live: Life on Venus

⭐️  Join us for a special Q&A episode with Drs. Clara Sousa-Silva and Emily Drabek-Maunder the authors of the article on the discovery of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus in the fall of 2020.

Category: Video
Length: 50 min.
Grade Level: 6–8
Standards: HS-ESS1-3

play video

Adler Astronomy Live: Constellations

Where do constellations come from? Can we invent new ones? And why are old star maps filled with impressive renditions of animals, human figures, and other real and imaginary objects? 🤩 Join us to find out and how YOU can help us understand their history.

Category: Video
Length: 60 min.
Grade Level: 6–8
Standards: N/A

PURCHASE TICKETS

Your all-access pass to our universe!

© 2021 Adler Planetarium | Privacy Policy | Contact Us