Today's #thegreatindoors challenge is a space themed challenge. Part 1....
Point out some of the things you can see in the night sky (it could be stars, the moon or planets).
Point out and name at least one constellation you can see.
Make a model or draw a simple diagram of the solar system.
Explain the difference between a planet and a star.
Learn how to observe the sun safely. Find out and explain how the earth moves around the sun.
Show what you know about the night sky and why the pattern of stars changes, night by night, throughout the year.
Learn the meaning of the terms celestial, equator, poles, circumpolar and zodiac.
Build a model of the solar system using everyday materials found in the home, such as different size fruit or sports balls. Use an outside area to scale the solar system.
Explain how the Moon affects the tides.
Don't forget to send your evidence to your leaders.