The information and activities in this Space Exploration Resource Guide are organized in roughly three sections: the Space Travel Simulation; Our Solar System and Beyond; and Energy, Force, and Motion in Space. Learning opportunities in each section are planned to engage children and teachers in experiences that allow for free exploration, concept development, and application of concepts. A classroom space shuttle simulation provides the focus for child exploration throughout the unit of study. The activities in the resource guide are not organized in a sequential, lock-step way, but rather are structured so teachers can choose from activities as if they were selecting from a menuaplanning learning opportunities based on children's interests and levels of understanding. Four transparencies (print books) or PowerPoint slides (eBooks) are included to engage students in discussion and reinforce the concepts presented in the book.Our Solar System: Night Sky Investigations Investigating Constellations Observe objects in the night sky on a clear evening. ... Make constellation mobiles with toothpicks and different sized styrofoam balls. materials: toothpicks, styrofoam balls, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Space Exploration (eBook)|
|Author||:||Karen Hales Mecham|
|Publisher||:||Lorenz Educational Press - 1995-09-01|