|Planets||My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Noodles is a mnemonic often used to teach children about the planets. On this day the children will look beyond that into the eight warriors of the Solar system, their personality, their features, and much more. The children will make models, play interesting games and participate in exciting lively discussions on this day to learn more bout the planets||-Identify the planets in the solar system through role-plays and models|
– Compare and contrast the planets and note their differences
– List the questions they have which will help them understand the planets
|-Make a model of a solar system|
– Make a Driving Question board on planets
– Draw your own planet
|– How do planets move and what happens because of that?|
– What are the unique features of the different planets?
– What are the things they know, they observe and wonder about planets
|Satellites||Satellites are the faithful friends of the planet. The moon our dearest friend and his many cousins will be the subject of the day on the second day of Space Trek. The children will learn about their terrain, their composition how they appear from the planet. They will also get a whiff of technology by looking at man-made satellites. They will create an eco-conscious satellite from recyclable material.||-Examine how craters are formed with the help of a model|
-Examine and learn about lunar rocks through a model. Compare with rocks found on the earth
– Discover the reasons for waxing and waning on the moon
– Connect with the technology of man-made satellites and learn a little about them
|-Reconstruct for the craters were formed using a model|
-Make models of lunar rocks
– Make a man-made satellite using recyclable materials
|– How would life on Mars be?|
-How are the craters formed and why do they differ in size and shape?
-What causes the phases of the moon?
– Why are artificial satellites sent to space and what are their uses?
|Astronaut, being in space||5,4,3,2,1- Blastoff! How thrilling, especially if the spacecraft launched has our space heroes the astronauts|
In fact, these heroes are subjected to more than just separation from earth. On this day, the children will learn about a day in the life of the astronauts and even get to act like one! As they ponder on the questions on this day, the seeds to dreams to become one will surely be planted in some of them
|– Explore the different aspects of an astronaut’s life and what makes it different|
-Learn about the kind of outfit and tools that an astronaut would need
– Get a taste of the kind of food that an astronaut would eat
– Discover about the kind of food that can grow in space
|– Make an astronaut finger puppet|
– Make a model of a plant grown using hydroponics
– Rocket coloring activity
– Roleplay of a day in an astronaut’s life
Make astronaut food
|-What does it mean to be in zero gravity|
– What do astronauts need to wear to be in space?
– How will an astronaut travel to space?
-What can astronauts eat in space? What are the limitations?
– What does an astronaut’s day look like?
|Aliens||How can a space trek be complete without strange encounters with aliens? Aliens always top the children’s list of imagination. Going beyond that the children will also put on their thinking caps and wonder what these aliens could be like, what they would need and how they will communicate to them. This session will surely leave them wondering if the universe is ours alone?||-Evaluate based on their information and imagination, the most likely planet to have life|
-Imagine and create a model of a model of an alien
– Recognise the issues that they could face in communicating with aliens and ways to overcome that
|– Draw an alien based on their imagination|
-Make an alien as per their imagination
– Do a role-play of a meeting with an alien
– Create a gift package for an alien
|– Is there someone living in the universe/solar system other than us?|
– How do they think an alien would look like using their imagination?
– What would be the possible issues to communicate with Aliens?
– How would they communicate with them
|Astronomer||Wrapping up the space trek is the study of those who study the space, the astronomers. The children will investigate how the astronomers manage to observe and infer about space even before they set foot there. This is also a day that will leave them with some complicated words that refer to some of the things that the astronomer studies, nebulae, black hole, meteor, and so on. Of course, it will also leave them with increased curiosity about space||-Learn about some tools used by the astronomer to study the sky and space|
– Explore how astronomers chart the movement of different objects
– Learn about some interesting celestial objects such as meteor, comet, nebula, and so on.
|– Make a cardboard tube telescope|
– Make an imaginary model of what they see in the sky
– Make a star charm bracelet
|– How does an astronomer study the sky?|
-What would you see in the sky if you were an astronomer?
– What is there in space beyond the skies? How do astronomers observe this?
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