All Aboard for Space: Introducing Space to Youngsters
Represents a logical and well thought out approach for introducing space to youngsters. Designed as a resource for teachers and parents concerned with early childhood education. The curriculum activities are based on the following format: name; subject/sense (math or science and which senses are emphasized); skill; procedure (description of activity, with a list of required materials); parent/child experience; objective; and background information. Covers: clouds; weather; solar system; rockets; space food and suits; endangered species; and much more.
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activities aircraft airport Apollo 11 Apollo Program Ask the children Ask your child astronauts Attach BACKGROUND INFORMATION ball balloon Become aware Big Dipper blast-off Center Teacher Resource cloth clouds collage color concept create dehydrated Discuss earth effects of air Encourage the children Encourage your child environment file folder flight folder game pattern glue gravity gyroscope helicopter inch Kennedy Space Center kite kite flying laminate little astronauts markers Materials Math Sight missions Modern Curriculum Press moon NAME NASA NNNN NNNN NNNN NNNNNN NNNNNN NNNNNN OBJECTIVE orbit paper mache parachute PARENT/CHILD EXPERIENCE pilot planets plastic PROCEDURE satellites Science Sight scissors SKILL slinky solar system Solid Rocket Boosters Space Mail Space Sensations Space Shuttle Space Station Space Suit spacecraft spin stars stick string styrofoam SUBJECT/SENSE Talk tape Teacher Resource Center things that fly Toys in Space trip weather yo-yo York
Page 4 - The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done — men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
Page 4 - The great danger today is of slogans, collective opinions, ready-made trends of thought. We have to be able to resist individually, to criticize, to distinguish between what is proven and what is not. So we need pupils who are active, who learn early to find out by themselves, partly by their own spontaneous activity and partly through materials we set up for them; who learn early to tell what is verifiable and what is simply the first idea to come to them.
Page 4 - ... is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - men who are creative, inventive, and discoverers. The second goal of education is to form minds which can be critical, can verify, and not accept everything they are offered. The great danger today is of slogans, collective opinions, ready-made trends of thought. We have to be able to resist individually, to criticize, to distinguish between what is proven and what is not.
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Page 78 - Go this way, and that way, Go this way, and that way? Did you ever see a lassie Go this way and that ? Once I saw a little bird Come hop, hop, hop.
Page 91 - ZOOM! One little, two little, three little astronauts, Four little, five little, six little astronauts, Seven little, eight little, nine little astronauts, Ten little astronaut men. Two little black birds sitting on a hill; One named Jack and the other named Jill; Fly away Jack; Fly away Jill; Come back Jack; Come back Jill; Two little black birds sitting on a hill; One named Jack and the other named Jill.
Page 39 - Skylob 40 Activity The Space Shuttle is a spacecraft that can be used for many flights into space. It carries people and experiments to Earth orbit. Scientists and engineers ride in the Shuttle and operate experiments in space. Someday, the Shuttle may carry you to Earth orbit. The Space Shuttle has four major parts: The orbiter, the Solid Rocket Boosters (two), the External Tank, and the set of three Space Shuttle main engines in the rear of the orbiter. Only the orbiter and the main engines go...
Page 91 - ... which to gently speak. My hands can clap, my feet can tap, my eyes can brightly shine. My ears can hear, my nose can smell. My mouth can speak a rhyme. This old man, he played one, he played nick-nack on my thumb, etc. Two little astronauts are going to the moon. Two little astronauts hope they 'II get there soon. The first one said, "Oh, this is such fun.
Page 145 - Brown 1984 The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot, Alice and Martin Provensen 1985 Saint George and the Dragon, Trina Schart Hyman 1986 The Polar Express.