Virtual Early Explorers: Amazing Earth
May 2020's theme was Amazing Earth!
The links are all PDF documents.
Home Sweet Home: Discover reasons why Earth is a great place to live!
Observe Clouds: Participate in a citizen science project for the NASA Globe Observer Program!
Imagine a Creature Collage: Create your own planet and creature.
Make an Earth Fan (courtesy of NASA): Discover the layers of the Earth by making a fan.
Paper Mache Earth: Create a model of the Earth.
Pocket Solar System: Make a miniature model of Earth’s neighborhood.
Explore Around The World: Discover the diversity of life on Earth.
Discover Museum Objects: Explore specimens and fossils from the museum.
Stories in the Clouds: Encourage imagination by watching clouds.
Outer Space Pretend Play: Let your imagination blast off into outer space.
Spinning Around The Sun: Explore how the Sun, Earth, and Moon rotate.
What Lives in the Water?: Discover aquatic invertebrates near you.
Gravity Scavenger Hunt: Explore gravity with hands-on experiments.
Bake an Atmosphere Cake: Enjoy baking together and discovering Earth’s atmosphere.
Sensory Sun Catcher: Make mess-free squishy fun for a sunny window.
Watch welcome videos from museum educators:
For more outer space activities, download an activity booklet from NASA!
For activities designed for the whole family, go to the Virtual Family Days page.
Weather Wheel, Sensory Suncatcher: Elisabeth Padilla.
Child with Globe: Amy Humphries on Unsplash.