Camp at Home Week 2: Space Camp

Hi Guys!!

We’re going to be offering Weeks of Camp at Home that you can hopefully use to keep your kiddos busy if you’re still at home. Businesses are welcome to submit a week in exchange for free advertising, so if you’re interested, let me know!

Week 2 is from me- it’s a space theme! Have fun!

Space Camp

Elementary Kids

Materials Needed for the Week: Oreo cookies, paper plates, boxes, rubber bands, life savers, plastic drinking straw, ruler, tape, scissors, black paper, white paper, aluminum foil, marker, gray paint, white paint, black paint, scissors, glue, glitter glue, star glitter, liquid starch, food coloring, plastic cups, powdered milk, Milky Way Candy, mini marshmallows, pretzel sticks, #6 plastic container, sharpie markers, yarn/thread to make bracelets, hot dogs, canned crescent roll dough, cheese, crackers, freeze dried fruit chips

Monday: The Moon

Video: Bill Nye: The Moon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWrOEKJ-umc

Experiments: Moon Rover https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/teach/activity/roving-on-the-moon/ (NOTE: Parents should supervise and/or cut the cardboard out. Kids shouldn’t use a box cutter.)

Snack: Oreo Moon Phases https://sciencebob.com/oreo-cookie-moon-phases/

Craft: Moon Painting https://www.adabofgluewilldo.com/foil-printed-moon-craft/

Worksheet: Moon Observation https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Moon-Observation-Journal-176298

Tuesday: The Galaxy

Video: Bill Nye Outer Space https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=So7X19JW9wY

Experiment: Galaxy in a Glass https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/news/2017/12/ags-galaxy/

Snack: Milky Way Candies

Craft: Galaxy Slime https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/how-to-make-galaxy-slime-recipe/

Worksheet: Cut out your own images from the Hubble Space Telescope https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hubble-Star-Cards-983264

Wednesday: Stars

Video: Constellation Stories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35BhZz_yjU8

Experiment: Make your own constellation http://teachersmag.com/posts/constellation-marshmallow-activity/

Online Planetarium: https://theskylive.com/planetarium

Snack: Star Cheese and Crackers https://i.pinimg.com/originals/08/5e/e5/085ee5c11c8043820091ecb32bf4fbd1.jpg

Craft: Make your own star bracelets using shrinky-dink stars you make yourself. https://bouncebackparenting.com/recycled-plastic-shrinky-dinks/

Worksheet: Color the parts of the sun https://www.pinterest.com/pin/120682464988823194/

Thursday: Mars

Video: NASA Mars Fun Zone https://mars.nasa.gov/participate/funzone/

Experiment: Mars Rover Game https://mars.nasa.gov/gamee-rover/

Create your own Mars Colony. https://mars.nasa.gov/participate/marsforeducators/soi/

Snack: Rocket Hot Dogs http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ZGQrMYYu8F8/T-0CNl4VhVI/AAAAAAAABQE/sBet5RkueLc/s1600/IMG_5102.jpg

Craft: Color and Cut out Solar System https://www.pinterest.com/pin/56858014019021113/

Friday: Astronauts

Video: How Can I Be An Astronaut https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XQ_CuIwDlc

Inside the ISS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06-Xm3_Ze1o

Experiment: Learn about one of the astronauts! https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/nasa-knows/astronauts/index.html

Snack: Freeze Dried Fruit

Craft: Construct an astronaut https://www.pinterest.com.au/pin/529313762442210593/