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DIY Science - Space Explorers

Your little astronomer will have a blast learning about space through exploration, hands-on activities, and games as we move through the universe and learn about the moon, stars, constellations, and planets. πŸ‘©β€πŸš€πŸš€
Ashley McLaurin, BS Biology
493 total reviews for this teacher
New class
30 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a β€œMulti-Day” course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Oct 11

Oct 11 - Nov 22 (6 weeks)
3pm - 3:35pm
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn about the Moon, satellites manufactured/natural, the Moon's phases, the orbit of the Earth and Moon, gravity, star formation, star life cycles, black holes, constellations, asteroids, comets, the Ort Cloud, meteors, Mars, core samples, and more.

The main goal is to spark interest in learning and the importance of understanding outer space. 
Lesson 1 - No materials required. Lesson 2 - 8 - 10 Oreos, Paper Plate, Marker or Pencil, Spoon, and Glue. Lesson 3 - No materials required. Lesson 4 - Mini Marshmallows and Pretzel Sticks or Toothpicks. Lesson 5 - No materials required. Lesson 6 - 2 - 3 Plastic Straws and Mini Candy Bars or Soft Candy with Layers. (Example - Snickers, Milky Way, Reese's Cups, or Rolos) *OPTIONAL - scissors
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students may want to use scissors during lesson 6. In this case, parent supervision is required, but scissors are OPTIONAL. Thank you!


Ashley McLaurin, BS Biology
Lives in the United States
Experienced Science Educator
493 total reviews
553 completed classes

About Me

Hi, and thank you for stopping to look into my courses! 

I am excited to share that this is my 11th year of teaching! I live in Indiana with my husband, son, and dog. I hold a bachelor's degree in biology, a Texas teaching certificate, and an...Β 
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