Traveling in Space Flipper Book

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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29 pages
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  1. Here are three perfect booklets for using with your study of Space! Included are templates for three booklets, posters, vocabulary word wall strips, reading selections, and more! The flippers are easy to cut out and staple together. Each template in this resource will make one mini flipper book. The
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Another Flipper Booklet for you! Create a seven-page mini booklet with your students. This flipper book is about different aspects of traveling in space. Students will research to find basic information about space shuttles, the effect of weightlessness on astronauts, the use of space landers and space rovers and specific missions for each. They will match words and meanings, complete a puzzle, and research a space mission topic of their choice. This is a fabulous way to introduce or reinforce your student’s knowledge of a science topic. This Little Flipper is also perfect for a follow-up after a STEM Challenge!

Note: This Flipper can be purchased in a money-saving bundle!

When students have completed the writing and illustrating, the flippers are easy to cut out and staple together. The templates in this product make one mini flipper book. The books are 8 x 5 inches in size when completed. They will fit in a composition notebook.

Included are simple teacher directions, 2 choices of covers in color and 2 in black/white, the 7-page flipper book, an extra page if students need more space, and a poster set! The poster set includes Space Probes, the Hubble Telescope, and Comets. Also included are vocabulary strips to display as you work. Sample answers are also in the resource.

These little flippers would be perfect for introducing space travel, independent center work, early finishers, substitute days, or as homework tasks.

Students will:

  • Research space shuttles and complete a data chart.
  • Research the effects of weightlessness on astronauts.
  • Research space landers and missions.
  • Research space rovers and missions.
  • Match space words and meanings.
  • Complete a vocabulary word search.
  • Complete extra research about a space mission of their choice.

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