Tableof Contents Lesson 1Introduction Lesson 2What is astronomy? Lesson 3How big is the universe? Lesson 4The origin of the universe Lesson 5Watching the sky Lesson 6Why did God created the heavenly bodies? Lesson 7Space exploration Lesson 8 A Tour of the Solar System Lesson 9A Tour of the Solar System—The Sun and the Moon Lesson 10Stars and galaxies Lesson 11Cosmic Catastrophes Lesson 12Catastrophes in the Solar System Lesson 13Are there other planets in the Solar System? The Astronomy Bookby Dr Jonathan Henry Lesson 2 What is Astronomy? Textbook: The Astronomy Book Text: pp. 6-7 Scripture: James 4:13-15 Psalm 143:8 Vocabulary Words: Galaxy Planet Star Questions: Use the glossary (pp. 77-78) to define the vocabulary words. What is astronomy? From what language does the word astronomy come? What does it mean? What is an astronomer? What is the difference between astronomy and astrology? What is the difference between a moon and a planet? How many planets are there in the Earths solar system? In what galaxy is Earth? Activity: Have students make a model of the planets in our solar system. Various sized Styrofoam balls can be used for the planets and the Sun. This activity may take a few weeks to complete.