Earth’s Place in Space Mobile Museum

Overview

Hop and dance your way through the solar system, ending on Earth. Explore how what’s up in the sky affects what’s living on the Earth.

Possible Activities (at the educators discretion)

  • When you look up what do you see?
  • Review of order of planets/ celestial bodies in our solar system
  • what is a solar system
  • mnemonic device
  • Vocabulary word: GRAVITY
  • Gravity Well activity
  • How does our solar system effect life on Earth (Daytime -vs- Nighttime)
  • Vocabulary words: crepuscular, diurnal, nocturnal
  • touchables to accompany and reinforce “types” of animals

Standards

n/a

Details

  • Live Animals: No
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Minimum number of students: 10
  • Maximum number of students: 30 per session at your school/organization
  • Intended Grade Level: K-2
  • Price: $150 for one program; $140 for two programs; $125 for three or more programs.
    For destinations more than 25 miles away from the museum one-way, an additional cost will be incurred.
  • Location: at your site