This information sheet teaches children about examples of light pollution and how it impacts stargazing – perfect to use as an introduction before setting off to create their own posters or to explore the topic of light and another form of pollution.
Star Count Week encourages people from all across the country to become citizen scientists and look heavenwards from home for one night. The results from the star count will be used to show where pollution is at its worst and also help to improve the local area.
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