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Starry Night Middle School
iOS iPad Education
The Starry Night Middle School App for the iPad is the most comprehensive educational astronomy app - period. Use it with your introductory astronomy textbook or on its own. It's a powerful, portable planetarium that fits in your backpack. It puts thousands of stars and planets at your fingertips. It lets you find objects in the sky using your iPad’s built-in compass and accelerometer.
The Starry Night Middle School App includes thousands of astronomical images, and contains encyclopedic descriptions of the constellations, stars and planets. 28 lessons are built in to the application and correlated to 5th through 8th grade standards. Integrated exercises are joined to hundreds of simulations, images and interactions! The exercises are even mapped to popular astronomy textbooks. A massive object database and the ability to leave Earth and fly into orbit around any Solar System object or nearby star is a most popular feature. It shows you 2.6 million stars, and 31,000 deep sky objects - including the entire NGC/IC catalog and it includes nearly 18,000 asteroids, comets, and satellites with updateable orbits.
The Starry Night Middle School App for the iPad is guaranteed to make it easier for astronomy students to visually grasp the concepts of astronomy. You’ll be amazed at what you learn and what a great time you'll have with your course and this program.
Exercise Topics Include:
• Earth, Moon and Sun
• Solar System
• The Planets
• Small Solar System Bodies
• Star Finding and Constellations
• The Sun as a Star
• The Stars
• Galaxies and the Universe
• Space Exploration and Technology
- Some lesson text has been edited for clarity.
- General stability improvements.