Lesson Plans

Conduct experiments and learn about space in these fun science-based lessons.

On Newton’s Wings

Students learn about the scientific process by setting up an experiment with various parachute sizes and objects.

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Shadow Time

Students learn about and experiment with shadows by using their own shadows and the shadows of various objects.

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Cosmic Craters

Students learn about craters and conduct experiments to explore what might cause craters to vary in size and shape.

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A Team Approach

Students work together in order to successfully complete a series of tasks, including working with building blocks.

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Shape Adventures

Explore shapes through a variety of fun hands-on activities, including a shape-sorting game and a scavenger hunt.

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Topsy Turvy Field Trip

Students learn the importance of working together with others as they make choices about what to take with them on a field trip.

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Revolving Planets

Students take on the roles of different planets and the sun to learn all about how planets revolve around the sun.

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The Right Tools for the Task

Learn all about the different types of tools, and how to find the right tool for whatever task you’re doing.

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The Bounciest Ball Experiment

Conduct experiments with different balls to observe which bounce the highest and to see how to make them bounce higher.

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Marble Racers

Create racetracks for marbles and experiment with designs to improve the way the marbles travel down the course.

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Roll, Pitch, Yaw

Your students will be “flying” around the room in this activity that explores the flight terms, “roll,” “pitch,” and “yaw.”

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Moon Phases

Explore the moon and observe its different phases using the Space Racers Moon chart, flipbook and moon phases cards.

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Planet Jumble

Students learn the names of the planets in the solar system and play a fun game where they learn the order of the planets.

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Sensory Detectives

Students to use their senses to explore, gather clues, and identify everyday objects in this fun hands-on lesson.

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