As Science Club rolled around for February this year, I wanted something that would blow their minds. Something different. Something over the top.
Hmmm…. Let’s study the stars! And put the entire group in a giant, black inflatable bag…
|It went so well, we did it for the entire 3rd grade during the last week of school! Our music teacher kindly let us borrow her room! It gets MUCH bigger! We could stand up inside it!|
Ok. I’m losing some of you. The StarLab was too expensive for our non-budget. So, I picked up a huge roll of the thickest black plastic I could find at our neighborhood Ace Culpepper Hardware Store. It cost me less than $30. I’m a teacher in
- I don’t know about all of the stereotypes, but we all have duck tape (yes, “duck” is the brand!). Grabbed a pair of scissors and I was set. Georgia
I split the group in half and was easily able to fit 25 kids inside at one time.
Once they get inside, now what?
Not only did they get to see the night sky, but I also showed them Magic School Bus Sees Stars, so they could “travel” to the stars! Love Miss Frizzle!!