Individual Activities

Decoding an Ancient Mystery

By: Dr. Sten Odenwald (Astronomer)

Ms. Susan Higley (Cherry Hill Middle School)

Grades 7-9

Students will use the alphabet stone (called the Futhark), to assign an English letter to each of the symbols in a string of runes. They will then uncover a message about the Northern Lights the form of a question, which they will have to answer.

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