Today's #thegreatindoors challenge is a space themed challenge. Part 2...
Name the eight planets in our solar system and draw or make a model of one of the planets. You could use papier-mache to make your model.
Find out about a space mission, an astronaut or a planet in our solar system.
Observe the moon, using binoculars or a telescope if you can. Describe some of its features.
Identify three constellations.
Find out about two space-related subjects and present some information about them. You could find out about planets, the history of space exploration or space technology.
Build a telescope from two cardboard tubes or two A4 pieces of black card, and lenses. Compare what you can see through a telescope and what you can see with the naked eye.
Observe three constellations on a clear night and record what you saw.
Read a star map using a compass and red light. Compare the differences between using a star map and a normal map.
Learn how to identify a satellite. How do you tell it apart from an aeroplane, star, planet or a meteor? Then complete these activities:
identify a satellite to observe
choose a clear night and use a clock and a compass to help you observe the satellite
plan an evening with your Scout Group and teach others how to observe the satellite
Don't forget to send your evidence to your leaders