How was Earth formed? Is there life on any other planets? What is a falling star?
Space has always been a topic of great interest for most of us. The concept of space, stars and galaxy has become more spectacular because of the amazing pictures clicked by satellites. Our students are no exception to this. They were excited to learn more about our solar system when they saw it’s pictures.
The first part of the lesson was about making students understand Earth and Moon. Students performed a role play on revolutions of Moon and Earth.
“Does Mars(Mangal) influence peoples’ future?” ,”Why would stars and planets be interested in transforming our future?” were some of the questions asked by students. In the later part of the lesson students figured out themselves that all the planets and stars are millions of kilometers away from us. There is no way in which they could affect human lives.
Students drew constellations on a piece of black paper to understand what multiple groups of stars and their use in navigation.
How cool it is to have your personal constellation in the sky! Yes, girls were eager to know how their personal constellation will look like. Some of them joined the stars to make the initial letter of their name as a design of their personal constellation.
Through this topic, students studied that stars and planets are merely celestial bodies which in no way can transform human life.
Space hunt, a game though which students revised topics like Sun, Moon and Planets. Girls were supposed to hunt for space objects with the help of riddles provided by the teacher.
To learn artificial satellites was a great fun. Girls watched the trailer of Hollywood movie Gravity to get a glimpse of how satellites revolve around Earth.
Students were excited to see an astronaut working in space. They were mesmerized by the breathtaking view of planet Earth from space. At the end of the chapter, students were asked if they were given a chance to make a house on some other planet and stay there, which planet would they choose and why? Here is an innovative reply..