Space enthusiasts will blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it with this exciting kit.
Through this kit's 22 experiments, kids will:
- learn about rocket propulsion with balloons and chemically powered rockets
- build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations
- assemble a model of the solar system and learn about the planets that share it
- find out how Earth's rotation creates day and night
- discover how Earth's axis and revolution around the sun causes the seasons
- learn how the moon?s rotation around Earth gives us the phases of the moon
- see for themselves how meteorites formed the craters on the moon
- swing a moon sling
- recreate lunar and solar eclipses
- make a moon flipbook and a moon calendar
- build a sundial and a solar collector to experiment with the sun
- grasp a comet's tail and learn about how meteoroids become falling stars
- discover how the universe is expanding
A full-color, 32-page experiment book guides kids through space exploration.
Ages 8 and up.