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Students create an instrument panel for an imaginary spacecraft and explore the ways scientists collect data about the universe.
Students explore resources to discover methods space scientists use to investigate mysteries of the universe. Search newspapers, news magazines, and Web sites for current information on NASA missions and programs. Brainstorm with the class to share information.
Students create an imaginary space shuttle or mission control instrument panel with a recycled cereal box. Use Crayola® Scissors to cut down the sides of one flat face of the box so it is open to the inside.
Cover the inside and outside of the box with construction paper. Attach with a Crayola Glue Stick.
Students use Crayola Metallic FX Crayons to draw a view finder with an image of space on the upright side. Add controls and dials made from assorted craft materials such as buttons, chenille sticks, craft sticks, and aluminum foil. Be creative. Invent new tools for collecting data in the space shuttle, or try to make it realistic. Add glittering buttons and lights with Crayola Glitter Glue.
Students work with partners to decide on what their space mission will investigate. Students sit across from each other behind their control panels and simulate a real data-gathering mission, talking back and forth about the expedition.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
Protection of the world’s tropical rainforests is a key environmental strategy for keeping the Earth healthy. Demonstrat
Vivaldi inspires paintings incorporating symbols of the seasons.
Create a 3-D braille chart simply with Crayola® School Glue, Markers and paper.
Gild torn-paper edges and make golden leaf imprints on this decorative frame. Display original poetry, photos, or other
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
Create your own coral reef and learn about these delicate ecosystems.