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ONLINE ACTIVITIES

Build Your Own Stonehenge

An activity for 8+ year olds, this may provide an excellent accompaniament to a virtual travel adventure of Stonehenge and also offer insight into how this monolith was originally built.
[Family Education Network; 8+ yrs; free resource; off-site resource]

BBC Online Psychology Tests

There are a variety of odd and unusual tests located at this link. Many are questionable but they are worth taking a look at, reading the explanations provided alongside each, checking out the accompanying television programs and ongoing research, and possibly investigating them further.
[BBC Online; multiple age groups; free resource; off-site resource]

Horoscopes from Different Astrologers

A popular and effective activity to show the ambiguous nature of horoscopes and the selective, uncritical thought that may explain the appeal of horoscope columns.
[The Astronomical Society of the Pacific; Grades 4-12; free resource; off-site resource]

Human Evolution: You Try It

This online activity shows the major hominid (human or human-like) species discovered to date, when they lived, and how they might be related to each other. Don't miss the three other activities included: Lucy in the Earth, Fossilized Footprints, and Taung Child.
[Public Broadcasting Service; Grades 9-12; free resource; off-site resource]

Mixed-Up Horoscopes

An activity that fits well with the classroom environment and provides a simply activity to demonstrate the pseudoscientific elements of astrology.
[The Astronomical Society of the Pacific; Grades 4-12; free resource; off-site resource]

Testing Astrology with the Birthdays of the Presidents

A fun activity for students that can be extended into other areas. The activity stresses probability and chance phenomena.
[The Astronomical Society of the Pacific; Grades 4-12; free resource; off-site resource]