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Students Learn to Explore Space like Astronomers

Gamified Exploration

Students earn exploration badges and Gravity Points for learning and sharing knowledge with classmates to advance their level.

Learning Activities

Over 60 "Quests" include formative assessment, teacher assignment, student monitoring and grading.

Training Included

Welcome webinars and just-in-time training videos lead teachers and students with support from Slooh astronomers.

Using laptops, tablets, or mobile devices, teachers and students control online telescopes to capture and analyze real celestial phenomena.

Case Studies

Read more about how teachers and students are using Slooh's Online Telescope

Teacher Advocacy

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This is the coolest part to me...students can CONTROL professional-quality telescopes for what they want to capture!

Michael Finnerty

Middle School Science Teacher | GA

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My students are actively designing the process and truly authoring their learning experience, just as professional astronomers do. These tools already dominate the field of professional astronomy, so The Online Telescope allowed my astronomy classes to finally catch up to the field.

Christine Hirst Bernhardt

Slooh Teacher Advisory Board Chair

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With the launch of the James Webb telescope, the idea of what and how we can see is important for my students to understand the various ways in which we look at the universe.

Prof. Kurt Messick

College Astronomy Professor | IN

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Follow Slooh's Learning Progression

Interactive Quests aligned with NGSS, STEM and more challenge students to use online telescopes to collect and analyze data to form their own conclusions about the natural world. With hands-on experiential learning, students go beyond simulation to master a new, real-world domain. Suitable for grades K4 to college. 

Bring Slooh's Online Telescope and Curriculum-aligned STEM Learning Activities into the Classroom

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Student Privacy Policy  

Slooh's Online Telescope uses industry-standard SSL to ensure that student data is encrypted and transmitted securely from end to end.

Slooh's Online Telescope makes every effort to ensure compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) policies, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Slooh's Online Telescope is currently working towards complying with the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT).

For more information please refer to our full privacy policy

FAQs

Astronomy is science, imagination, curiosity, and art. It is computational thinking and language with nuances and history all its own.


Astronomy is a gateway science. It inspires students to learn scientific reasoning.

Private investment in space industry startup companies achieved a record level of $14.5 billion in 2022. Schools should expose their students to space exploration to prepare them for future vocational opportunities.

Yes! All education products are available for purchase by sending a purchase order to education@slooh.com

Yes! While students are exploring space with Slooh, they are also learning key skills such as planning an investigation, collecting and analyzing data and teamwork, making Slooh a great addition to any classroom.

No! In fact, Slooh can save you time by allowing students to engage in multiple science practices while learning about celestial phenomena. Slooh’s Quests are NGSS-aligned and can easily fit into any curriculum.

Purchase the Starter Pack to bring Slooh's Online Telescope to one classroom for one year. 

$649/Year

Includes:

1 Teacher Account 

30 Student Basic Accounts

Classroom Starter Pack

The Starter Pack is designed for one classroom of up to 30 students and includes all the support you will need to lead your students into space. 

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Whether you're looking to purchase Slooh's Online Telescope for a classroom, school, school district, college course, or college department, we'll customize the package to suit your needs including site licensing.

Pricing

Student Pro Accounts

$199+ $50 per student per year

Everything From Student Account Plus:

  • Advanced access to The Online Telescope

  • Five telescope reservations for the top 1,000 objects

  • One advanced telescope reservation at a time, point at any object in the night sky

  • Access to FITS files for cutting-edge data analysis

Suitable for high school and college students

Teacher Account

$199 per year

Main Features Include:

  • One teacher account to lead students from front of classroom

  • Three student accounts to start exploring together

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

  • 60+ self-directed learning activities

  • Teacher guides and administrative interface

Suitable for all educators

Student Basic Accounts

$199+ $15 per student per year

Main Features Include:

  • One teacher account to lead students from front of classroom

  • Student access to hands-on experiential exploration

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

  • 60+ self-directed learning activities

  • Teacher guides and administrative interface

Suitable for K4 -K12 students

A Community of Explorers

Educators find more than science tools when they use Slooh's Online Telescope. They find a worldwide community of astronomers and fellow educators exploring space together.

  • Amazing celestial moments captured and surfaced by popular upvote

  • Live Star Parties hosted by Slooh astronomers featuring eclipses, near-Earth asteroids, solar flares, and more

  • Educator forums to share best practices

Slooh's Online Telescope Delivers Space On-Demand

You wouldn't teach biology without a microscope and you shouldn't teach The Universe and its Stars without Slooh's Online Telescope.

  • Real-time viewing and control of robotic telescopes

  • Switch between 10 telescopes situated in the Canary Islands and Chile

  • Explore from a curated list of the 1,000 most studied astronomical objects

  • Capture photos in real-time and save them to your account

  • FITS files available for data analysis