The Stories Behind the Constellations

Consider Zeus and the tale of Great Bear and Little Bear:

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Read the whole tale here — from the Royal Museums Greenwich.

Today’s assignment:

1. Select one of the constellation legends from this collection:

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2. Rewrite the story, expanding it to include more details, including information about the setting and some dialogue between the characters.

3. Don’t forget to check tonight’s sky.

Click here for the night sky planner at NASA.

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