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Journey Through the Solar System

by  Space Center Houston

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The planets, named from the Greek word for “wanderers”?have long?captured?our?imagination.?But what do we know about?these celestial bodies?and how do we?study?objects?so very far away??Join us?in this interactive presentation?as we?journey?through the solar system and explore?or planetary?neighbors. 

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Cost

Multipoint: $185.00
Point to Point: $185.00
By Request: $185.00



Length

45-50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

n/a

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Mathematics, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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About This Provider

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Space Center Houston

Houston, TX
United States

Houston, Texas is Space City, USA and Space Center Houston is America's gateway to the universe!

As the Official Visitor Center for NASA's Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston is the only place on Earth that gives guests an out-of-this-world journey through human adventures in space.

Since 1992, this $75 million, 180,000 square foot, 'edu-tainment' complex has entertained and informed over 11 million star-struck guests from every corner of the globe.

Space Center Houston features a multitude of permanent exhibits, attractions, theatres and exhibits. In addition, the venue presents an amazing array of traveling exhibits and astounding events created exclusively by SCH's own creative exhibit team. SCH always has a new exhibit or attraction to enjoy.

Contact:
Angela Case
distancelearning@spacecenter.org
281-244-2149

Program Details

Format

1. This program begins live in front of one of our many exhibits at Space Center Houston.
2. We will discuss our place in the universe and the different objects in the universe.
3. We discuss orbits and do a hands-on activity
4.Students will experience each planet through images and video taken by a NASA probe and discuss what they learned.
5. Students will participate in a planet recognition game.
6. Conclusion and Q and A.

Objectives

1. Engage in a discussion about the objects in the universe and our place among them.
4. Discover the similarities and differences of the planets through the eyes of NASA probes.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.1 SCIENCE AS INQUIRY
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry

NS.K-4.4 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
As a result of their activities in grades K-4, all students should develop an understanding of :
Properties of earth materials
Objects in the sky
Changes in earth and sky

NS.K-4.5 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop
Abilities of technological design
Understanding about science and technology
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans

NS.K-4.7 HISTORY OF NATURE AND SCIENCE:
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of
Science as a human endeavor

NS.5-8.1 SCIENCE AS INQUIRY
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop--
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understandings about scientific inquiry

NS.5-8.4 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE As a result of their activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop an understanding
Structure of the earth system
Earth's history
Earth in the solar system

NS.5-8.5 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop--
Abilities of technological design
Understandings about science and technology

NS.5-8.7 HISTORY AND NATURE OF SCIENCE
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop understanding of
Science as a human endeavor
Nature of science
History of science