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Universe of Learning Virtual Programs

This program is supported by NASA's Universe of Learning, in partnership with Smithsonian Affiliations. This product is based upon work supported by NASA under award numbers NNX16AC65A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


OUR SOLAR SYSTEM (Video)

The "Our Solar System" video features Mr. Eric exploring our solar system with interesting facts about the sun, moon, all the planets, and more! Then Ms. Rochelle shows how to make two fun and fascinating crafts related to the solar system.

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THE MOON (Video)

"The Moon" video features Mr. Eric sharing interesting facts about the moon and Ms. Rochelle demonstrating how to do a moon phase craft and keep your own Moon Observation Journal.

Printable Supplemental Material (JPG)

Moon Observation Journal

Moon Crossword Puzzle

NASA'S MicroObservatory

NASA'S International Observe the Moon Night (Sept. 26, 2020)

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OUR STAR THE SUN (Video)

The “Our Star the Sun” video features Mr. Eric sharing interesting facts about the sun and how stars form and change. The program also includes Ms. Rochelle demonstrating how to create your own fun picture of the Sun, and how to use “Recoloring the Universe” in pencil code to create your own color version of a supernova.

Sun Paper Activity

Solar Clock Activity (PDF: 3 pages)

Recoloring the Universe Coding Activity

Origami Universe

Recommended Books (PDF: 2 pages)

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CONSTELLATIONS (Video)

The “Constellations" video features Mr. Eric sharing interesting facts about the constellations in our night sky. The program also includes Ms. Rochelle demonstrating how to make a paper tube constellations viewer, an LED light-up paper circuit and a NASA star finder.

Paper Circuit Activity

Paper Circuit Activity: Instructions (PDF: 2 pages)

Paper Circuit Activity: Constellation Images

Make a Star Finder

Constellations Viewer

Officially Recognized List of Constellations

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