This work identifies and records the errors and inaccuracies in representing celestial bodies in fairy tales. It also presents the alternative ideas that may arise in children due to these inaccuracies and errors. The qualitative content analysis examined the texts of 55 classic fairy tales by authors Andersen, Perrault, and the Brothers Grimm. The results showed that the Moon, the Sun, and the Stars are not represented based on the scientific standard. Finally, the common characteristics of errors and inaccuracies and ways of using these fairy tales in teaching sciences are presented.
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