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Buzz Lightyear Connect It!: Flight Path Activity


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    NASA

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Buzz Lightyear Connect It!: Flight Path Activity

In this activity, "space cadets" (learners) use writing and sequencing skills in addition to directional words/ordered pairs to guide Buzz Lightyear (from the movie "Toy Story") through a grid to reach his orbiter. Learners are encouraged to avoid all obstacles and use as many or as few steps as needed. Once completed, learners give their flight path to a friend and ask him/her to follow the directions to help Buzz reach his orbiter.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 14

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • Space Ranger Flight Path Sheets
  • Pencils
  • Crayons or markers

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Astronomy
      • Probes, Satellites and Spacecraft
  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
      • Plane Geometry
    • Number and Operations
      • Number Systems
    • Problem Solving
    • Representation

Informal Categories


  • Games
  • Toys

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

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Rights:

  • Public Domain

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