If you are looking for hands-on ways to teach kids about outer space and space travel, you can’t go wrong with any of these outer space STEM activities. These STEM activities will teach your kids the concepts behind rocket propulsion necessary for space travel, how the stars make up constellations, the expansion of the universe, planets and more! They are all great additions to your outer space studies or just for fun.
These outer space STEM activities are easy to put together and use many items you probably already have around the house. So, check out these activities, start making a supply list, and enjoy!
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Outer Space STEM Activities
- Exploding Pop Rockets
- Fizzy Paint Moon
- Constellation Activity
- Why Are There Craters on the Moon
- Rocket Experiment
- Cardboard Rocket Ship
- DIY Solar Oven
- Glow in the Dark Rocket
- Fizzing Moon Rocks
- Pipe Cleaner Constellations
- Straw Rockets
- LEGO Spaceships
- Shooting Star Spinner Toy
- Glow in the Dark Moon Phases Mobile
- Atmosphere Layers
- Erupting Moon Rocks
- How Does the Universe Expand
- U is for Universe
- Solar System Math Activityf
More Outer Space Learning Resources
There are a few other astronomy and space resources here at The Homeschool Scientist that you can add to your outer space studies.
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