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Astronomer Activity Badge

How to earn your badge

  1. Make a model or draw a simple diagram of the Solar System.
  2. Explain the difference between a planet and a star.
  3. Learn how to observe the sun safely. Find out and explain how the earth moves around the sun.
  4. Observe the moon, using binoculars or a telescope if you can. Describe some of its features.
  5. Identify three constellations.
  6. Find out about two space-related subjects.Present some information about them.

Top Tips

Visit this BBC webpage for useful stuff about stargazing. 


Flexibility

Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities.  For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility

 

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