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Activities

This section contains suggested activities to help your students understand the content of each Mission. You may choose to use one or all of them, in addition to your own favorite activities. If the activity is not a link, please review the Teacher Notes for instruction. We would like to receive your feedback on how these activities worked in your classroom and would also be delighted to add your ideas for activities to the appropriate Missions. Please send activity lesson plans, feedback, and photos of your Agronauts in Training to agronauts@ncsu.edu.

Mission 1
Mission 2
Mission 3
Mission 4
Mission 5

Mission 1

Activity


Tracking the Sun
(pdf version)
(MS Word version)

Activity


If the Moon were a penny...

(pdf version)
(MS Word version)

Webquest

How Cold is Cold?

Activity
Singing
Activity


Click here
to listen to students singing a song that is useful for learning the orbit times of the Earth and the Moon.

 

Mission2

Activity


Germination
(pdf version)
(MS Word version)

Demonstration/
Activity


Build a Light Box

(pdf version)
(MS Word version)

Activity


Plants in Space
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Activity


Crazy Daisies

(pdf version)
(MS Word version)


Mission 3

Activity


Investigating Types of Soil
(pdf version)
(MS Word version)

Activity


Slip Slidin' Away
(pdf version)

Activity


Pick a Path
(pdf version)

Activity

Creating a Soil Map

Activity


Making Craters
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Demonstration/
Activity


Do Plants really need Soil? (I) - Hydroponics
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Demonstration/
Activity


Do Plants really need Soil? (II)
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Demonstration/
Activity

 

Build a Compost Pile


Mission 4

Demonstration/
Activity

 

What Color is Light (I)
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Demonstration/
Activity


Classifying Materials using Light
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Activity

What Color is Light (II)
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Webquest


Investigating Temperature Scales
(pdf version)

MS Word version

Activity

Ice Melting Race
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Activity
Activity


Which Lights do Plants Like?
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Activity


Vegetables and the Weather
(pdf version)


Mission 5

Activity


Plants in Space
(pdf version)
MS Word version

Demonstration/
Activity

Puffy Face Syndrome

(pdf version)
MS Word version

 

 

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