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What’s Your Sign?
An exercise in real astronomy.
Write the directions on your paper.
Read pp 32-34 in your text: “The planets and the Zodiac.”
Use your phone or your computer to research the following...
What’s your sign?
What does this question actually mean?
(How many zodiac constellations are there, really?)
What constellation was behind the Sun on the date of your birthday?
Mini-Report: What is the story behind your constellation?
What important stars does it contain?
When do we see it in the night sky?
What is the mythology behind its character?
What does it look like?