This fun, fact-filled book is brimming with exciting outdoor experiments to help budding astronomers aged 9+ explore the secrets of space. Using household items, combine astronomy with art and craft by launching your own rocket, build a moon lander to learn how astronauts touch down safely on the moon’s surface, and make a pinhole camera to observe a solar eclipse.
Packed with photography, easy-to-follow instructions, and attention to detail, Space Activity Lab will make young astronomers excited from the get-go! Each of the super-fun make-and-do projects in this book comes with simple step-by-step photographs and instructions that will inspire children’s imagination and reveal some of the secrets of space.
This children’s craft book on space offers:
- 19 hands-on projects that appeals to kids aged 9+. - Materials easily found around the home with no specialist equipment needed. - Information boxes full of fascinating facts and panel stories that explain the science throughout the book. - A clear explanation how STEM is involved in creating the project or the results of the experiment.
Perfect for kids who are interested in STEM, Space Activity Lab features projects that explore everything from the Solar System to meteorites and from the Milky Way to moon buggies. Design your own orrery to understand how planets orbit the Sun, create a cardboard model to explore the phases of the moon, and for when darkness falls, there’s a starfinder section that shows you how to spot incredible constellations in the night sky, from The Plough to Orion.
More in the series
The Activity Lab series inspires children to get hands-on with learning by creating exciting STEM projects in their favorite subject. If you liked Space Activity Lab, then why not try Dinosaur Activity Lab for budding palaeontologists, Cardboard Activity Lab for eco-friendly recycling fun, or Great STEM Projects experiments for all budding scientists?
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