Digital Resources for Educators
Lowell Observatory is proud to offer a variety of free digital resources and downloadable content to help educators in our community and beyond. Resources include live streams, kids’ activities, observing tips, educational series, and much more!
LMI Image Gallery
View the breathtaking images taken with the Large Monolithic Imager on the 4.3-meter Lowell Discovery Telescope (LDT). Located in Happy Jack, Arizona, the LDT is Lowell Observatory’s main research telescope.
This photo gallery showcases some of the incredible images that have been taken with the LDT’s Large Monolithic Imager (LMI), an all-purpose camera capable of imaging a significant field of view in a single exposure.
Library Catalogue and Archives
Browse a collection of digital files from our historical archives and view a list of titles available to check out from our library.
Our digital library catalog and archives includes a 3D artifact collection, virtual exhibits, search tips, and much more! All resources are free to access and download.
Lowell Observatory Youtube Channel
Check out our Youtube channel for live streams, science challenges, educational videos, and much more!
This Youtube playlist features boredom-busting science challenges for kids to do at home.
Science Challenge Lesson Plans
Detailed lesson plans that accompany our Science Challenge videos. We want to see your projects when you are finished, so please send them to us! Completed challenges can be submitted at any time, so disregard due dates in any of the videos.
From the Archives
This Youtube playlist features historical footage, behind-the-scenes tours of our archives, and much more!