Construct a Comet

Guide your students to create their own model of a comet with the great activity from National Geographic! Using dry ice and other common household items, your students will observe the structure of a comet and explore its interactions with the sun and solar wind. In this activity, students will create a model of a comet using dry ice and […]

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A Model of Saturn

In this guide, you’ll learn how to create a model of Saturn and its rings. Teach your students how to create a scientific model and explore the features of Saturn such as its rings and shadows. Students will also discover how light travels and use computational thinking to calculate sizes for their models. Thanks to The Astronomical Society of the […]

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Fault Models

Earthquakes have disastrous effects and they impact people all over the world, but what causes them? Learn how to create a paper model that demonstrates the different kinds of faults that cause earthquakes. This model comes from USGS’s Earth Science Week and they created a very detailed guide that you can use in your own classroom. Grades: 6-8

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