The City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department is excited to share suggestions for "stay and play" fun. This week’s theme is Out of This World!
Monday, July 6th
Start your week with NASA at Home for virtual tours of NASA facilities, a peek through the Hubble Space Telescope, space selfies and more: https://www.nasa.gov/nasa-at-home-virtual-tours-and-augmented-reality. Now that you know lots about space, try our Out of This World word search (with answer key).
Tuesday, July 7th
Nickelodeon sent its iconic green slime to the International Space Station to find out how it reacts in microgravity. Astronauts performed a variety of demonstrations and captured it all on video in this Slime in Space Virtual Field Trip: https://www.spacestationexplorers.org/educational-programs/slime-in-space/. Want to create your own sparkly Galaxy Slime? Try this recipe: https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/how-to-make-galaxy-slime-recipe/.
Wednesday, July 8th
Today is all about astronauts!
- View photos of Earth taken by astronauts in space: https://www.windowsonearth.org/
- Find out how astronauts wash their hair in space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIjNfZbUYu8
- Join an astronaut in space for story time: https://storytimefromspace.com/library/
Thursday, July 9th
Color and construct your own rocket puzzle with this tutorial from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/learn/project/build-a-rocket-and-more-with-shapes/. Next, make Melted Crayon Planets with instructions from the Miami Children's Museum.
Friday, July 10th
Ready to command your own space flight? Dock a SpaceX Crew Dragon at the space station with this free simulator: https://iss-sim.spacex.com/.