Light Pollution

Links for Young People

AstroLab – fun activities 

Cool Facts and Tips on Light Pollution

Dark Matters book trailer

Light Pollution Activities For Kids

Measuring Light Pollution – student engineering activities for elementary and high school

Think Like a Citizen Scientist


Links for Adults

Canadian Guidelines for Outdoor Lighting

Canadian Scotobiology Group

Globe at Night

International Dark Sky Association

Light Pollution Guide – for teaching grades 6-10

Loss of the Night – help measure light pollution and view map of light around the Earth

Nocturnal Animals and Light Pollution – activities for middle grade students from the Growing with Science blog

Paper plate light pollution demonstration activity


Teaching about Lighting

Ways to Explore the Night Sky with Kids