Reach for the Stars
Division: B – Middle School
NC Essential Standards Alignment: TBA
Event Rules: See National Rules
Constellation, Star, Deep Sky Object List: See National Rules
National Event Page:Here
Required Materials: None
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the properties and evolution of stars and galaxies as well as their observation using different portions of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Each team may bring up to two 8.5″ x 11″ sheets of paper (front and back), that may contain information from any source in any form. Each team may also bring two non-programmable, non-graphing calculators as well as two clipboards and two red-filtered flashlights.
- Contact Community Colleges and Universities near you to see what special events they are hosting. Many have planetariums or host stargazing nights, or will take you on a tour of their facility.