By Anita Yasuda, Bryan Stone
From a house commute formed out of a lemonade carton and felt to a Mars rover made from a cereal field and juice cans, the diversity of imaginitive tasks during this source might be equipped with uncomplicated daily school room and home items. Surrounding those actions are enjoyable proof, illustrations, and comparable details on each one house topic—all of which meets curriculum criteria for early straight forward technological know-how. For younger scholars, their households, and academics, this excursion in the course of the galaxy is an ideal process for introducing astronomy in a fashion that still stimulates creativity and curiosity.
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Smear a small sliver of cream cheese on the right side. This is the crescent moon. 1 4 2 3 On bagel two, smear cream cheese on the right side of one of the halves, to create a halfmoon. Variation You can also use chocolate cookies and icing sugar for this project. 43 SPACE SHUTTLE The first Space Shuttle blasted off on April 12, 1981. Before the Space Shuttle, spacecraft were not reusable. They were only used for one space voyage. Some parts were left in space and others burned up in the atmosphere.
S. organization that is in charge of space exploration. EDIBLE PHASES OF THE MOON When the moon travels around the earth it appears to change shape. These shapes are called phases. There are eight phases of the moon. Here we are going to recreate four. The phases you will make are the new moon, crescent moon, half moon, and full moon. Cut two mini bagels in half. Do not put any cream cheese on the first half of bagel number one. Set it aside. This is the new moon, which is completely or almost dark.
One Greek myth tells of Orpheus the musician. When he played his lyre, a stringed instrument, all the animals came to listen. After he died he was placed in the heavens as a swan near the stars of his lyre. 35 LiftOff! T hat bright shining circle in the night sky is the moon. Humans have put thousands of satellites into space. But we didn’t launch the moon. It’s Earth’s only natural satellite. It revolves around Earth as our planet orbits the sun. Wherever Earth goes, the moon follows. Other planets have moons, too.