Many imaginative activities to get your students excited about astronomy have been designed by the Challenger Center and the New York Times Learning Network, they're free to download and use for educational purposes.
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Voyage of Discovery
Build and explore a 1:10 billion scale model of our solar system.
Celebrating Space: a Quick History
Create a space exploration timeline in your classroom.
Crafts Cruisin' the Solar System
Create a booklet that highlights upcoming space exploration missions.
101 Reasons to Explore Space
A mass brainstorm on the benefits of space exploration.
Life on Mars
Fact or science fiction? Investigating and evaluating the possibility of life on other planets
Leonid Meteors and making comets in the science classroom.