Learning About The Stars – A Gail Gibbons Notebook Companion™


They’ve stirred our imaginations for thousands of years. Help your kids learn more about the stars and how we study them with Learning About The Stars, a Notebook Companion™ to Stargazers by Gail Gibbons, sold separately.

For grades K-3 | Primary dashed lines for beginning writers | 44 black & white pages | This is a digital only resource.

*Digital Product - purchase one per household only.

Learning About The Stars - A Gail Gibbons Notebook Companion™


Explore the heavens in a fun and exciting way with Learning About The Stars. Kids can learn how some stars are closer and some are much farther away, how we measure that distance, the different colors of stars and why they seem to twinkle, constellations, how astronomers study the stars, the difference between a refracting telescope and reflecting telescope, how studying the stars has changed over time, and more!

You don’t have to do any prep-work. Just grab a copy of Stargazers (sold separately) and Learning About The Stars and explore them together at the speed that works for you.

Students can sharpen their written narration skills as they answer open-ended questions about what they are learning. They’ll also get to draw, sketch, and label various illustrations of stars, constellations, telescopes, and more. Bonus coloring pages are also included!

Science Topics Covered:

  • stars
  • stargazers and astronomers
  • the Sun
  • light years
  • red, yellow, and white stars
  • atmosphere and its impact on stargazing
  • movement of the stars and the Earth
  • Milky Way
  • galaxy
  • constellations
  • Big Dipper and Little Dipper
  • North Star
  • Orion
  • Canis Major
  • star charts
  • refracting telescope
  • reflecting telescope
  • observatory
  • history of stargazing

Stargazers by Gail Gibbons

Our publisher-approved Notebook Companion™ accompanies Stargazers by Gail Gibbons.

Basic facts about the stars are introduced through easy-to-read text and and colorful illustrations. From ancient names of constellations to modern inventions in telescope technology, Stargazers by Gail Gibbons covers a broad range of topics without overwhelming the reader. The book introduces and reinforces important astronomy vocabulary and explains everything in clear, simple way.

Stargazers by Gail Gibbons

Stargazers is a required book for our Notebook Companion™ and is sold separately. Stargazers by Gail Gibbons is available at the publisher’s website or anywhere books are sold.

Beginner’s Notebook Companion™

This beginner’s notebook is a great way to introduce kids to the idea and practice of notebooking, and you can customize it as much as you wish. It’s completely flexible, allowing for use with very young children through middle elementary grades.

Other Notebook Companions™ in the Gail Gibbons Series


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