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Living in Space
Young scholars explore space science by viewing a video in class. In this astronaut lesson plan, students identify the living habits of astronauts by researching the NASA website and observing a space science video in class. Young scholars participate in a space exploration discussion and decide if they would like to be astronauts.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 35 Downloads
Space Pioneers: Major People Involved in Space Exploration
Young scholars explore space science by researching the people involved with it. For this famous explorers lesson, students identify the first people to reach space such as John Glen, Buzz Aldrin and Alan Shephard. Young scholars complete a space science quiz and view a PowerPoint presentation about space exploration.
3rd - 8th Math 14 Views 61 Downloads
Getting to Know Saturn: Moons, Rings, and Relationships
Students identify the different objects that orbit Saturn. In this space science instructional activity, students plot the graph of orbital speed and distance. They explain why planets and asteroids remain in orbit around the sun.
7th - 8th Science 8 Views 20 Downloads
Flight of the Future/Space Flight
Students explore space science by viewing videos on YouTube. In this moon landing activity, students view clips of Neil Armstrong taking his first step on the moon and discuss the space race between the U.S. and Russia. Students utilize graph paper to create a space related crossword puzzle using space science vocabulary.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Understanding Space Travel
Learners study the unique environment of the moon and Mars. In this space science lesson, students design a city located in the outer space. They create a computer aided design, models or drawings of their cities and share them with the class.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 32 Downloads
Students identify the challenges encountered by astronauts in operating a planetary rover. In this space science lesson, students create a rover using their team members. They follow a command sequence from the driver and navigate through the obstacles.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Getting to Know Saturn: The Saturn System
Students compare and contrast Earth and Saturn's planet features. For this space science lesson, students draw a diagram of the solar system and identify the different components. They complete a Saturn system scavenger hunt and Venn diagram after the activity.
7th - 8th Science 14 Views 46 Downloads
An Explorative Journey Through the Solar System
Students explore space science by creating a planetary model in class. In this solar system lesson plan, students identify the many planets and moons that make up the solar system and decide on one entity in which to research. Students create a construction model based on a specific planet and answer study questions about their topic.
5th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 100 Downloads
Strange New Planet
Students simulate different spacecraft missions using materials provided. In this space science lesson, students observe and record a planetary model's features from a distance. They relate this activity to scientists' space exploration missions.
5th - 8th Science 6 Views 9 Downloads
Probing Below the Surface of Mars
Students simulate the search for water in Mars using simple apparatus. In this space science instructional activity, students explain how soil temperature affects the cooling of probes. They graph the data collected from the simulation.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Young scholars model how meteors fall to the surface of planets. In this space science activity, students identify different types of meteorites using an interactive online website. They investigate the relationship between a meteorite's size and its crater size.
1st - 11th Science 13 Views 41 Downloads
Visual Arts- Planetary Travel Brochure
Students research the planets and create a "travel brochure." In this space science lesson, students read the book Magic School Bus: Lost in Space and identify various properties of each planet. Students create a brochure for a specific planet.
5th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Make a Comet Model and Eat It!
Students construct a comet model based on procedure provided. In this space science lesson, students compare the physical properties of comets to the models they made. They record their observations and share them with the class.
6th - 11th Science 3 Views 42 Downloads
Stars in the Sky
Students inspect space science by creating an illustration. In this star identification lesson, students listen to a reading of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and complete an astronomy worksheet. Students utilize glitter and black paper to create an image which replicates the night sky.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 36 Downloads