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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
Alien activities These are a bunch of miscellaneous alien activities. Art
Astronomy
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
student led
aliens
exoplanets
galaxies
communicator
Cd star size comparison CD star size comparison lets students compare the size of common large stars to our sun. The model uses common materials such as a CD and a hula hoop Astronomy
Cooperative
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
18+ (adult)
active
interactive
model
student led
astronomy
stars
star size
planets
earth
jupiter
sun
star
diameter
yellow star
red giant
super red giant
Glue nebula Glue nebula is an astronomy art activity where students can make colorful nebulas out of glue. Art
Astronomy
5-8 (grades 1-2) demonstration
model
astronomy
stars
nebula
nebula
star cycle
Have you ever This game is fantastic as an introduction to astronomy. Students will be given the opportunity to begin thinking about earth, stars, and outer space in terms of their own experiences and knowledge. Have you ever can also be used as an icebreaker game. Astronomy
Ice breaker
all ages interactive astronomy planet
star
moon
astronaut
How big are things in the universe? These are simply some facts about how big some things are in the universe. Astronomy all ages lecture astronomy
light
light speed
galaxy
alpha centauri
milky way
Kid minute Kid minute is an activity where students explore how fast light is. They will see how far they can run in one second and in one minute. Then, the instructor will explain just how far light will travel in the same time. Light can also seem slow. Astronomy
Science
Wear out
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
model
astronomy
light
light speed
light year
light second
distance
Make your own alien Students cut out alien parts and glue them together Astronomy 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
student led aliens
Make your own constellation Students make their own constellation by poking holes in black construction paper. Art
Astronomy
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model astronomy
stars
constellations
constellation
Mars lander Students will create a vessel for an egg and drop it from a high spot. This requires students to engineer protective enclosures in the same way NASA scientists created mars landers. Astronomy
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
interactive
student led
physics
astronomy
engineering
mars
force
Mount nose Mount nose is a game where children can become a model of earth. As Earth, they can spin on their axis, rotate around the sun and learn how seasons change. Astronomy all ages active
demonstration
interactive
model
astronomy
stars
planets
day
month
year
night
earth
sun
noon
midnight
constellations
seasons
rotate
orbit
Nebula game Nebula game is a game where students pretend to be bits of dust floating in space. Soon, the dust begins to stick to each other to create stars and other planetary objects. Astronomy 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
model
astronomy
nebula
star cycle
planets
star cycle
nebula
supernova
Venus mask Students get to create masks that model what it would look like to stand on the surface of Venus. Art
Astronomy
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model venus
planets
atmosphere
greenhouse gas
atmosphere

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