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Space Lander Mission

Last year, I started a new Space Club program at four middle schools. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, I searched the web for ideas and curriculum to implement. I soon became excited to find great resources like NASA and TeachEngineering, but I was also overwhelmed as a simple Google search for "Space STEM activities" gives you a mere 89 million hits. Wading through a lot of junk eventually brought some gems that I could implement, and I leave it to another post to rant about the…

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FREEBIE: Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth

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The Sun In A Bottle

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Distance of planets from sun w/ toilet paper-my kids loved this! OMG future teachers!! soooo cool

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In pictures: Top 20 Hubble Space Telescope images

This is so cool! Once we were in like meditative/soaking prayer and my hubby said he got a visual of this, breathtaking! More

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The sun is 400 times larger than the Moon but is 400 times further away from Earth making them appear the same size.

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Characteristics of sun, Earth, and moon

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