Space Bundle

This bundle includes information about our solar system, famous astronauts, life in space and food in space with follow-up Literacy, Science and DT activities.

Our Solar System / Planets Worksheets
Includes Science activities: Gravity Pulls, Gravity and Other Forces, Solids, Liquids and Gases, Dissolving and Separating

Our Solar System / Planets Fact Sheets

Famous People/ Astronauts Fact Sheets + Activities
Activities include completing a: Fact Sheet, Time Line, Questionnaire, ‘What is an astronaut?, Job Description, Glossary, Interview, Newspaper Report.

Food in Space / Healthy Food
Fact Sheets: What is it like to eat in space?, Types of Foods, How do astronauts eat?, Great Food in Space!, Healthy Food in Space, International Space Station Daily Menu Food List.
Worksheets: Look at the International Space Station Daily Menu, Types of Foods, Planning a Daily Menu, What’s On Your Menu Today? (Food Pyramid Chart), Planning a 5 Day Menu (Table)

Food in Space / Freeze-Dried Foods
Fact sheets and activities include: What is Freeze-Dried Food?, Different Types of Freeze-Dried Food, How is Freeze-Dried Food Made?, Nutritional Benefits of Food

Food in Space / Tasting Foods
Fact sheet: Selecting A Menu
Activities: Testing Foods, Taste Panel Evaluation, Testing Foods – Results, Sensory Taste Panel Vocabulary, Taste Panel Evaluation Sheet, What meal would you like?

DT / Packaging / Food Tray for an Astronaut
Worksheets based on QCA / DT Unit 3A / Packaging , covering the last phase of the unit only, ‘Design and Make a special package for a purpose’, where children design a food tray for an astronaut, plan how they will make it and evaluate their finished work. This unit builds on IT Unit 1D ‘Labelling and classifying’ and on Science Units 1C ‘Sorting and using materials’, 2D ‘Grouping and changing materials’ and 2E ‘Forces and movement’.

DT / Vehicles/ Space Buggy
Worksheets based on DT Unit 2A / Vehicles , designed for the last phase of the unit only, ‘Design and Make a wheeled vehicle for a purpose’, where children design a vehicle, plan how they will make it and evaluate their finished work.

Useful Tip! Use the PDF doc with your IWB to work through the pages with your children :)

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Created: Aug 20, 2020

Updated: Sep 9, 2020

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