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Escape to Space with virtual tour and individual student kits 3-8 Grade ? 

Blast off into space, explore the solar system and our Astronomy exhibit. In this program, students will tour our exhibit space while discovering gravity’s role within our galaxy. Students will create a circuit model of the Earth, Sun and moon, using the model to recognize and describe patterns and cycles.  

Energize Me! with virtual tour and individual student kits| 4-5 Grade ?

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $300.00


This program is billed at $10.00 per student which covers the program, individual kit, and shipping fees $300.00 fee is based on a classroom of 30 students .

Length

50 minutes


Target Audience

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

Minimum participants:

12

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom
WebEx



Booking Information

Please allow 1 month advance notice when choosing your preferred date. .

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Will be responsible for full program fees if cancelled within one week of program date

About This Provider

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Discovery Center of Springfield

Springfield, MO
United States

Our mission is to inspire curiosity and a life-long love of learning through memorable and engaging hands-on experiences in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education.

Contact:
Erin Jaeger
ejaeger@discoverycenter.org
417-862-9910 ext.726

Program Details

Format

Prerecorded Activities:

Gravity well

Exploring daily shadow changes

Exhibit Walkthrough



Live Activities:

Earth, Moon, & Sun DIY circuit

Where is Gravity? - I need to think of a different activity

Playdough Planets



Questions:

What is a planet, how many can you name?

What objects are found within a solar system, what keeps it together?

Look up in the sky, what is moving, you (the Earth) or the sky above?

Objectives

Content Goals:

At the conclusion of this program, students should be able to:

Recognize that the cycle of the Earth and Moon creates patterns and seasons

Understand that the sun is a star and that a star's brightness is relative to its distance



Performance Goals:

During this program students will:

Recognize and describe patterns and cycles

Communicate the role gravity plays on objects on Earth and within our solar system

Create a circuit that displays the relationship between the Sun, Earth and Moon

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NGSS Standards

MS-ESS1-2: Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system

MS-ESS1-1: Develop and use a model of the Earth, Sun, Moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases

5-PS2-1: Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down

5-ESS1-2: Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.