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Space STEM: Design a Spacecraft, Create a Constellation, & Write About the Trip

Grade Levels
PreK - 1st
Standards
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Description

Want to up your engagement immediately as you learn about outer space?

Try out this freebie to build a rocket ship to take your students to the moon. Follow the Engineering Design Process in a Makerspace that will allow your students to problem solve and collaborate with their peers.

Give students a chance to create their own constellation using toothpicks and marshmallows.

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What's included?

* Rocket ship Planning Page with materials included

* Rocket ship Planning Page with no materials listed

* Constellation STEM: marshmallows and toothpicks needed

* What would you bring to space? Writing Prompt

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
NGSSK-2-ETS1-2
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-3
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-1
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

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