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Week 1 - Space

Welcome to the week 1 space page. We have got many activities for you to complete, all based around our theme of space!

Writing

Write a non-chronological report about a famous astro-physician such as Stephen Hawkins, or an astronaut such as Buzz Aldrin (or anyone else related to space).
Write a story, like Beegu, about an alien visiting your school.

Reading

Watch Tim Peake read a bedtime story from outer space, or read some space books from the NASA website.

If you were an astronaut, what book would you take with you to space? Why would you take this book? Why should others read it to?

Create your own story about space, maybe about a mission onto a new planet, about an alien coming to Earth, or even landing on an unknown planet.

ICT

  • compare and contrast the Moon and Earth
  • research Neil Armstrong
  • how do you become an astronaut?
  • create a PowerPoint explaining the differences between the planets and other features in our solar systems

Create

Create your own spaceship/alien/space station or solar system using junk modelling materials from home. There are many ideas online and don't forget, you can always cook some cupcakes or cookies and then decorate them in a space theme.

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Science

Explore these sites and do some scientific research. What new things have you learned today?

Exploring Our Solar System: Planets and Space for Kids - FreeSchool

https://patreon.com/freeschool - Help support more content like this! Here is an in-depth introduction to the Solar System and the planets that are in it. Fr...

What Do Astronauts Do?

You may have dreamed of being an astronaut, or maybe that's what you want to be when you grow up! But how do astronauts become astronauts, and what do they d...

The Planets of our Solar System Song (featuring The Hoover Jam)

A song to help students identify and learn about the eight planets in our solar system. NEW REWARDS added on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/hopscotchsongs ...

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