2011/2012 Team: (set)

-Emily P. (lead)
-Victoria C.
- Ashley P

From Hawthorne Science Olympiad:

Rules for Reach for the Stars - READ ME!! - external image vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document.png Rules Reach for the Stars.docx

Website Links
Science Olympiad Event Info - http://soinc.org/reach_for_stars_b
Science Olympiad Student Center - http://scioly.org/wiki/Reach_for_the_Stars
Science Olympiad National Standards - external image pdf.png 12 B SO National Standards.pdf

Part I
Definitions for stars, constellations and deep sky objects
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constellation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep-sky_object

Constellations, Stars, Deep Sky Objects
http://www.allthesky.com/
http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellations.html
http://www.topastronomer.com/
http://www.clipartpal.com/clipart_pd/space/constellations1.html

Stars and Constellations
http://stars.astro.illinois.edu/sow/const.html
http://stars.astro.illinois.edu/sow/cm.html
http://stars.astro.illinois.edu/sow/sowlist.html
http://www.stargazing.net/david/constel/skymapindex.html
http://www.iau.org/public/constellations/
http://www.ne.jp/asahi/stellar/scenes/english/seiza.htm
http://www.seasky.org/constellations/constellations-intro.html
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml

Deep Sky Objects
http://www.skyhound.com/sh/dso_guide.html

NASA Science - http://science.nasa.gov/
Audubon Field Guide to the Night Series - http://www.studyblue.com/notes/b/national-audubon-society-field-guide-to-the-night-sky-audubon-society-field-guide-series/3141/0
Ask an Astronomer - http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_kids/AskKids/index.shtml
Polaris Project - http://www.polaris.iastate.edu/NorthStar/Unit1/unit1_intro.htm

Part II
Stellar Classification Definition
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellar_classification
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/startypes.shtml
Stellar Cycles Post Assessment Activity
http://chandra.harvard.edu/edu/formal/stellar_cycle/
Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Lab Manual
http://www.physics.uiowa.edu/~hbryce/spr10/Manual_2950_09.pdf

Study Sheets
external image pdf.png Sample Reach for Stars Study Sheet Pictures.pdf
external image pdf.png Sample Reach for Stars Study Sheet Text.pdf
external image empty.png StudyBlue Flashcard Printing of Stars and the Night Sky.mht

Practice Exams
external image pdf.png 2008_B_olympiad_questions.pdf
external image msword.png Stars test-HMN practice Dec 2011.doc

Reach for the stars science olympiad flashcard sets
Reach For The Stars BCS Science Olympiad 2011-2012 Flashcards


See this power point for coaches:
http://www.msuso.org/resources/2011-cw-reachforthestars.pdf



link I found:
https://student.boyertownasd.org/userfiles/pdetterline/index.aspx


Useful Links and Stuff:
http://www.nasa.gov/
http://schoolcenter.fhps.us/education/components/docmgr/default.php?sectiondetailid=16673&catfilter=3763#showDoc
http://scioly.org/wiki/Reach_for_the_Stars
http://soinc.org/reach_for_stars_b
http://chandra.si.edu/
- That's a telescope (for images of messier and deep sky objects)
STARS I am not on this event, but I can still help....
http://www.slideshare.net/windyridge/reach-for-the-stars-ppt-presentation-928613
it's a powerpoint that has a lot of basic points

If anyone wants to take a practice test here is a like for it,
http://astroweb.cwru.edu/steven/temp/olympiad/2008_B_olympiad_questions.pdf

Coach info

per aspera ad astra!