Tag Archives: astronomy
Source: modernhomesteadmama.com What kid doesn’t love cookies? And oreos make for the perfect little moon replicas. Get a free downloadable phases of the moon worksheet here, and help your kids learn the phases of the moon during snack time. Beforehand, get kids to study the names and corresponding phases of the moon (at NASA’s Space […]
Source: American Museum of Natural History The night sky is like a giant puzzle. Hidden among the thousands of stars you can find dozens of constellations. You can also search for individual stars and planets. Stargaze when there is little or no moonlight and the sky isn’t cloudy and give your eyes a half hour […]
Source: spaceplace.nasa.gov There’s a whole solar system to explore at NASA’s kid-centred education website, Space Place! Play games and get activity ideas about the planets, the sun, the earth, and much more. There’s colouring pages and a craft archive as well as a science and technology portal and glossary for older kids!
Source: astro-canada.ca Quebec’s ASTROlab has a fabulous virtual exhibition available to experience on their website, called Canada Under the Stars. The virtual exhibit highlights aspects of the legacy left to us by the stargazers of our country. Canada was in the throes of nationhood at the same time as new astronomy was emerging and participated […]
Fizzics Education is an Australian-based organization that focuses on bringing science and technology education to kids in Australia and beyond! For a wide variety of experiments, check out their resources page with 150 science experiments that can be done at home. Everything from water science activities like shaving cream rain clouds, to kitchen chemistry experiments […]