Create your own instrument panels for an imaginary spacecraft and explore the ways scientists collect data about the universe.
Explore resources to discover methods space scientists use to investigate mysteries of the universe. Search newspapers, news magazines, and Web sites for current information on NASA missions and programs. Share information with the group.
Create an imaginary space shuttle or mission control instrument panel with a recycled cereal box. Use Crayola® Scissors to cut down the sides of one flat face of the box so it is open to the inside.
Cover the inside and outside of the box with construction paper. Attach with a Crayola Glue Stick.
Use Crayola Metallic FX Crayons to draw a view finder with an image of space on the upright side. Add controls and dials made from assorted craft materials such as buttons, chenille sticks, craft sticks, and aluminum foil. Be creative. Invent new tools for collecting data in your space shuttle, or try to make it realistic. Add glittering buttons and lights with Crayola Glitter Glue.
Work with a partner to decide on what your space mission will investigate. Sit across from each other behind your control panels and simulate a real data-gathering mission, talking back and forth about the expedition.
Remember the compliments you’ve heard from others—and get to know your friends better—with this 3-D self-portrait.
Send a postcard from space to show what you know about the other planets.
How do you use water, every day or for fun? With your classmates, create a book about why water is important to each of
How can something so small be so spectacular? Explore the structure of carbon, the foundational element for all living t
Folklore meets science when you research rain stories, create a mobile demonstrating the stages of the water cycle, and
Bring nature's designs indoors with these golden leaf-printed bookmarks. For gifts, make matching picture frames, gift w
Work with a team to invent your own creatures! Design a unique habitat to inspire you to write all about their adventure
Use your imagination as diving gear as you swim down deep to the ocean floor.
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