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Share Your PlanetAdd to list Details
In this cooperative game, learners devise strategies about sharing a small space with each other.
My Solar System
In this online activity, learners build their own system of heavenly bodies and watch the gravitational ballet.
Exploring the Universe: Space Guess Quest
Space Guess Quest is a fun game that encourages participants to identify the many types of objects in space, from human-made spacecraft to nebulas, galaxies, stars, and worlds.
In this activity (on pages 12-15), learners make a crater model and test the effects of weather (rain) on its surface.
Light on Other PlanetsAdd to list Details
In this math-based activity, learners model the intensity of light at various distances from a light source, and understand how astronomers measure the amount of sunlight that hits our planet and othe
In this activity (on pages 6-11), learners work as a team to investigate how impact craters on Earth, the Moon or other planets take shape and what patterns they make.
In this space science activity, learners explore transits and the conditions when a transit may be seen.
Our Solar System to ScaleAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners plan and create a 24-foot long, two-dimensional model of our solar system, and compare and contrast the differences between planets and the sun.
In this astronomy activity (page 6 of the PDF), learners will compare and contrast two planets in the solar system using data obtained from the internet.
How Do We Find Planets Around Other Stars?Add to list Details
This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity describes techniques scientists use to find planets orbiting other stars.
Habitable WorldsAdd to list Details
In this group activity, learners consider environmental conditions—temperature, presence of water, atmosphere, sunlight, and chemical composition—on planets and moons in our solar system to determine
Telescope Treasure HuntAdd to list Details
This hands-on astronomy activity lets learners hunt for different objects in the night sky that contribute to stellar and planetary formation, using a Treasure List.
Planet Exploration MissionAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners design a scientific exploration mission to a planet or moon of their choice.
Sizing Up the Universe
In this online interactive challenge, learners choose items to represent the Earth or solar system, then determine other items to represent the Moon, or Milky Way based on their relative size.