This selection of eight short stories from around the world shows how myths have arisen which explain the formation of star constellations, phases of the moon, the creation of the Earth and the Sun and Moon. Whilst linking to learning in literacy about myths and legends, they also provide a context for further study on aspects of Space in the curriculum.

The stories are:

Dream of the Gods

The Eyes of St Lucia

Hercules, the Strongest and Bravest Boy of all

Orion the Giant

A Rabbit in a Pot

The Legend of Yacana

The Sad Story of the Three Siblings

The Sun and the Moon

This resource has been provided by European Universe Awareness (EU-UNAWE).

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