Why teach space science? This position statement offers plenty of insights into the rationale for including it in your classroom curriculum. Along with providing the reasons behind teaching space science, this piece provides clear elements of a quality program. This adds to the usefulness of it when deciding what and how to teach science!
Creating quality lessons means starting with a solid foundation. The Next Generation Science Standards helps to do just that. I can see how these standards (which focus on space science) can help to make curriculum connections and create goals/objectives.
If you’re teaching a Milky Way lesson, this video provides expert information on the subject. It features specific space science information (obviously, the Milky Way) – making it ideal for an activity add-on.
Outer space doesn’t only cover one subject (science that is). To help the young student learn, this article features a variety of art ideas! Integrating the arts into your science lessons can help your students to get creative and learn in an entirely different way. These crafts are creative ways that can easily help the learning process along.