The International Space Station and beyond

Stage 3 students are investigating the International Space Station (ISS) in information literacy and science lessons in the library:

Tour the International Space Station – Inside ISS – HD

James May rides the Vomit Comet – Astronaut training – James May: On the moon – Brit Lab

Averting exploration disasters:

What if Apollo had crashed on the moon?

Mars awaits:

Mars or the moon – Where do NASA manned missions go next?

Space school!

Our Stage 2 students have commenced a unit of work in science & technology, “Space”. These Youtube video clips will be useful in our initial brainstorming activities.

The Solar System – Space School

Space School – The Sun

Star size comparison HD

Space School – The Moon

Day and night on Earth

First Moon landing 1969

Here are two websites for online research, Planets for kids and The nine (8) planets: just for kids (now updated to reflect Pluto’s change of status)

Evidence of water, which was once flowing on Mars, recently found: HERE.