The homeschool mom in me is always looking for ways to turn my kids’ interests into learning experiences and Star Wars offers so many opportunities, especially in science! Here are some areas where Star Wars will fit well with some links to some Star Wars science activities.
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Science And Star Wars Videos
Studying the stars is a no-brainer when it comes to Star Wars Science.
- Summer Constellations – Learn about the summer constellations and create your own constellation viewer.
- Constellations from NASA’s Space Place
- Google Sky Map
Add a little astronomy art to your Star Wars science activities. Draw what you are learning about with the Chalk Pastels Art In Space tutorial ebook. My kids (and I) love it!
The Star Wars world is full of planets each with particular biomes and environments. Studying those biomes can help kids understanding biomes on earth.
To fill in some of gaps in my son’s Star Wars knowledge, we’ve been checking out some of the Star Wars titles from DK books. The Star Wars: The Ultimate Visual Guide is awesome. He learns about fascinating creatures, characters, and planets every time he opens the book!
Star Wars STEM Activities
Who wouldn’t want to make a light saber? Steve Spangler has a great light saber science project you can do with your kids.
Learn about circular motion with the Millennium Falcon!
Make math fun with these Star Wars Math Activities