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Students Learn to Explore Space like Astronomers

Gamified Exploration

Exploration badges and Gravity Points entice students to learn and share their knowledge with classmates.

Learning Activities

60+ Quests to guide and inspire including teacher assignment, formative assessment, and student progress monitoring.

Training Included

Teachers and students get started exploring quickly with activities, training videos, and teacher guides.  

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

Case Studies

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

See how our community of educators are using Quests to make science engaging and delightful for students.

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

See what our passionate teachers say about Slooh

Learning Activities for Science and Astronomy Classes

Astronomy is a gateway science that inspires students to learn scientific reasoning. With hands-on experiential learning, Slooh takes students beyond simulation to collect and analyze their own data as they master a new, real-world domain. 


Slooh’s NGSS-aligned learning activities can fit any schedule or budget, whether students have just a day, a week, or a whole semester to explore space. From upper elementary and middle school students just beginning their investigations to high school and college students diving into deeper scientific research, Slooh has thoughtfully designed activities and learning progressions for every student. Select your course level below. 

Bring Students into the New Space Age with Slooh's Online Telescope

Standards-aligned learning activities, whether you have a week or a semester to study space, for middle school science, high school physics, high school astronomy, college introductory astronomy, and at home.

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Infographic made in a week by a high school student using Slooh's Online Telescope to complete Light: The Language of Astronomy Quest, one of 60+ Quests designed to fit astronomy into any science class.

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

If you are located in an NGSS state,  Slooh supports compliance with standards to investigate space phenomena. Learn More


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.


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.

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. 

Get Started Now

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.

Curriculum Quest Bundles

Middle School Science

Curriculum Quests

$99 per educator per year

Main Features Include:

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Access 6 middle school Quest learning activities for all your students/classes

  • ​Access to Slooh's Online Telescope

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

  • For educators with limited time to teach astronomy​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

One educator including student accounts

All Access 

Curriculum Quests

$99+ $15 per student per year

Main Features Include:

  • Access all 60+ Quest learning activities for entire school year

  • Access to Slooh's Online Telescope

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

  • For educators with a semester/year to teach astronomy​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

One educator license + student accounts

High School Physics Curriculum Quests

$99 per educator per year

Main Features Include:

  • Access 7 high school physics Quest learning activities for all your students/classes

  • Access to Slooh's Online Telescope

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

  • For educators with limited time to teach astronomy​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

One educator including student accounts

All Access Pro
Curriculum Quests

$50 per student per year

Main Features Include:

  • Access all 60+ Quest learning activities for entire school year

  • Advanced access to Slooh's Online Telescope

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

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

  • Access to FITS files for data analysis

  • For educators with a semester/year to teach astronomy

Educator pro licenses + student pro accounts

High School Astronomy

Pro Curriculum Quests

$30 per student per year

Main Features Include:

  • Access 25 high school astronomy Quest learning activities for entire school year

  • Advanced access to Slooh's Online Telescope

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

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

  • Access to FITS files for data analysis

  • For educators with a semester/year to teach astronomy

Educator pro licenses + student pro accounts

College Astronomy

Pro Curriculum Quests

$30 per student per year

Main Features Include:

  • Access 25 college intro astronomy Quest learning activities for entire school year

  • Advanced access to Slooh's Online Telescope

  • Telescope reservations for top 1,000 objects

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

  • Access to FITS files for data analysis​​

  • For educators with a semester/year to teach astronomy

Educator pro licenses + student pro accounts

A Community of Explorers

Educators find more than science tools and learning activities 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, so why teach the universe without a telescope?

  • Real-time viewing and control of robotic telescopes during school hours

  • Switch between 10 telescopes across the globe from the Canary Islands to Chile

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

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

  • FITS files available for data analysis

STEM Partnerships

Bring affordable space exploration to all schools in your network! We’ve created a comprehensive solution for our partners that will unlock astronomy education for every student and educator in your network.

  • We make sure every educator can confidently teach astronomy.

  • We have activities to support every school in your network.

  • We are committed to equal access to space, no matter your budget.

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  • STEM Networks 

  • After-school Programs

  • Planetariums

  • Science Centers

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Observatories

About Slooh

Slooh's Raison D'être

Our mission to connect humanity through communal exploration of the Universe. Learn how and why.