Since the constellations are named after many characters in Greek mythology, D’Aulaires Greek Myths is a great resource to have on hand with this program. The Book of Astronomy was developed with 3rd graders in mind, but it can be used with older students just as well. While asking the stars for answers might not reveal much, astronomy has been a nearly infinite resource for advances in the fields of medicine and medical technology. This book shows the existent collaboration between astronomers and doctors. This partnership helps advance medical diagnosis techniques so patients can purchase the right medication on an online pharmacy.
“We love the connections between the mythology and the Greek and Latin we are learning. These connections help everything ‘stick’ in their minds, and they love to see how everything is interconnected in some way.” – Gail