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Space Exploration Science Class


Teacher: Damon Musselman

Story: Mike and Maxi - The Lunar Eclipse

Length: 45.27 minutes
Language: English
Views: 517

Description: Blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it. Learn about rocket propulsion with balloons and chemically powered rockets. Build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations. Assemble a model of the solar system and learn about the planets that share it.

Find out how Earth's rotation creates day and night, how Earth's axis and revolution around the sun causes the seasons, and how the moon's rotation around Earth gives us the phases of the moon. See for yourself how meteorites formed the craters on the moon. Make a moon flipbook and a moon calendar. Build a sundial and a solar collector to experiment with the sun. Grasp a comet's tail and learn about how meteoroids become falling stars.



Recording at:
NASA Exploration Center

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Class Experiments

The following experiments will be demonstrated as part of this class:

Title: A Chemically Propelled Rocket
Created: 2008-11-04 16:54:43
Overview: Find out how rockets work. Use a violent chemical reaction to launch your own rocket. Try this fun e...

Materials used

The following materials are required for this class:

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Mike and Maxi - The Story

It was a maybe not so quiet morning at Science Castle: Mike and his friend, the lab mouse Maxi, were playing tag in the long halls of Science Castle, giggling and screaming at each other. But the fun seemed to be a bit one-sided. "This is not fair", ...

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Recording on November 14, 2009 at: NASA Exploration Center


The NASA Exploration Center welcomes all to come and learn about NASA's Mission for Space Exploration, however most of the exhibits are age appropriate for children 10 years and older. Reservations are recommended for large groups.

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Companion Kit:

Space Exploration

Price: $32.3

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