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Space Home Learning

Here are a range of space related homework activities. It is expected that you complete one each week and we will find time to share our projects with each other. This is in addition to weekly maths and spellings.

You have this home learning until October half term so there is no rush! Enjoy!!

    1. Create your own space themed top trumps cards. 

2.  You are going on a spaceship and can only take 10 things with you. What will you take? Either write or draw them in your suitcase.

You are going to meet some aliens on another planet. What 10 things would you take as presents for them? Draw them in a gift box.

3. Make an acrostic for one of the planets

e.g. M

      A

      R

      S

This could be a list of words beginning with each letter, a sentence for each line or even a rhyme.

4. Find out facts about the space missions –

       What was the first creature sent into space?

       Who was the first astronaut?

       Who was the first man on the moon?

What other interesting facts can you find?

5. Bake your own space themed cookies or biscuits.  They could be star, rocket or planet shaped.  They could even include space rocks such as popping candy!  Write the recipe in your homework book.  Feel free to share your biscuits with your class!

    6. Make a 3D model rocket with a parachute to aid re-entry.

    7. Keep a sky at night journal for a whole week.  Write about everything you        can see in the sky.  You could draw a picture of the moon every night.  Does it change over the course of the week?

   8. Prepare a lesson to teach the class about an aspect of Space you enjoy (Be ready to teach it!)

   9. Design an alien (look to the natural word for features) and create an alien mask.

   10. Create a timeline to show the history of space travel.

  11. Complete a character study of Neil Armstrong or any other famous astronaut/ cosmonaut.

  12. Write newspaper report about the first moon landing.

  13. Create a space themed board game.

  14. Use scrap paper, foil, sweet wrappers and other junk around the house to create your own space collage.

 15. Make a space mobile that you could hang in the classroom. 

 

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