The Early Years: Thinking Space

by: Peggy Ashbrook

Space exploration is a high-interest topic for girls and boys. They love to play with space models (toys), pore over space images, talk about what they have seen in the sky or on television, and play astronaut. Use the activities described here to encourage students to engage in imaginative play about space. Explorations like these are the kind of inspiration teachers need to help their students’ science learning blast off!

Level

Elementary School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2008Stock # sc08_046_01_16Volume 046Issue 01

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