Hands-on space activities kids can do at home free tutorials #Space #Artemis @scifri @KaleidoscopeSci

Looking for the children to have some hands-on activities related to the space program? Sandy Roberts at SciFri have you covered! Several activities can be done by any grade level using materials around the home.

Welcome to the Artemis Generation—a generation of new explorers, engineers, scientists, and inventors who will help people around the world reach into space to create outposts on the Moon and, one day, on Mars.

The Artemis I launch is NASA’s first step in its ambitious project to test the powerful new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and send the Orion spacecraft nearly a quarter-million miles from Earth and into lunar orbit.

Grab some supplies and try these four hands-on STEM activities right at home. You’ll simulate the most important stages of the Artemis mission. Using official NASA resources, you’ll build your own SLS rocket prototype, design an Orion spacecraft to orbit the Moon, experiment with ways to deliver a lunar lander to exactly the right spot, and learn to identify the Moon’s natural structures so you can navigate the surface.

So get ready to grow your science and engineering skills as you train to explore space. You’re part of NASA’s Artemis Generation now!

Each activity is explained and has a YouTube video to accompany it from NASA.

Check it out here on SciFri.

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