Rente and Torres Space Centers in Discovery Lab

Posted by Laurie Sullivan at 2/24/2009 4:00:00 PM

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Science Discovery Week and NASA Explorer School Celebration

Kindergarten Space Centers in the Discovery Lab


Introduction

·Overview of the Barrett school assembly, “Apollo: To the Moon”

·Mrs. Sullivan’s photos at KennedySpaceCenter and Space Camp – Saturn V Rocket

·IMAX Walking on the Moon – Clip from Chapter 2

·Student created video with models (toys) – Adventure to the Moon

·After 3 Space Centers, close with BrainPOP Apollo 11

Space Center 1

  • Dress Me for Space on the SMART Board

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/playandlearn/dress-me-for-space.html

  • Space Models (Toys)
  • Try on Flight Suits
  • Space Books

Space Center 2

  • Amazing Astronomy Exhibit
    • Real Meteorites and Rock Samples similar to moon Rocks
    • Spectrometer (Seeing the Colors of Light)
  • Meteor impacts – Making craters on the surface of the Moon

Space Center 3

  • Launch stomp rockets to the “moon”
  • Record data on chart

Videoclips

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