Space exploration (Vancouver)
Ready for launch!
Go to the Moon on Spring break. The idea seems absurd, but it could one day become a reality! In the meantime, your astronauts will blast off with us for a rocket trip carried out in three stages: exploration of the solar system, a stop on the Moon and launching their own space shuttle! They will be the heroes of space exploration!
On the menu:
1) Solar system (60 min)
2) Moon (60 min)
3) Mini space shuttle (60 min)
Objectives at the elementary level:
- Explain the Big Bang theory on the origins of the universe, planets and the Moon.
- List and describe the characteristics of the major planets, and well as the Moon (composition, size, temperature and distance).
- Illustrate the lunar phases of the Moon.
- Describe the rotation and revolution of certain planets and the Moon.
- Experiment with the impact of meteorites on a celestial body
- Understand how the conquest of space has progressed over the decades.
- Test the chemical decomposition of water mixed with citric acid to launch a spaceship.
- Access to electrical outlets is required.
- If there is little time between animation activities, it is strongly recommended to set them up in the same area for Mini-spaceship workshop.
- 6 teams must be created before the science animator arrives. (Mini spaceship).