Volume: 03, Issue: 04 02/23/2005 
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Other Articles in This Issue:
Cassini Explores Titan and Enceladus
False News Reports Claim Life Found on Mars
Shuttle Moving Safely toward Return to Flight
Hubble and Cassini See the Light… of Saturn Auroras

Organize Special Classroom Activities

Need ideas to make space and science more exciting for your class? Check out this list of fun activities for you and your students to explore.

Plan a science expo.
Your event could include speakers, demonstrations, presentations, hands-on activities, and more. Invite parents, teachers, other classrooms, and community members to join you in a celebration of science.

Host a star gazing event.
See if your students and their parents can pick out constellations, planets, or other heavenly bodies during a star gazing night.

Organize a space-themed science fair.
Students can submit entries such as solar system models, experiments, space artwork, and more. Turn the fair into a competition and create even more incentive for students.

Arrange a science night for parents and students.
Allow parents to visit students’ classrooms and/or attend a special presentation to see what exciting science discoveries they’ve been making throughout the year.

Invite a space professional to speak at your school.
Learn about the mysteries of science first-hand by inviting a speaker to talk to your class about space topics.

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