Astronomer Activity Badge
- Make a model or draw a simple diagram of the Solar System.
- Explain the difference between a planet and a star.
- Observe the Moon, using binoculars or a telescope if you can. Describe some of its features.
- Identify three constellations.
This badge can be achieved by taking part in our ‘Snooze at the Zoo’
Astronomer Activity Badge Itinerary at Dartmoor Zoo
17:00 – Arrival, Introduction to the Zoo
17:30 – Zoo tour
18:30 – Dinner
19:30 – Night time Zoo Trail
20:00 – Campfire and marshmallows
20:45 – Set up Camp
21:00 – Stargazing – identifying constellations and observing the moon
22:00 – Bed Time
07:00 – Pack up
08:00 – Breakfast
09:00 – Make models of the solar system
10:00 – Close Encounters
This itinerary is an example of the sessions we provide, feel free to choose another activity from the list to put into the itinerary for your day.
For booking details or enquiries please contact the education team here.