An in-the-car activity for students. Measure the bumpiness of your ride as an analogy to earthquake seismographs.
Printable craft file for making a paper fan with facts about the sun.
Handout of instructions for safe viewing of the sun from home.
Materials list and instructions for building a simple motor.
Materials list and instructions for passing a balloon through a flame without popping it.
Simple observational experiments to perform on a glow-stick.
Experience the insulating power of fat.
Handout with a meteor coloring page on one side (public domain image) and a description of meteor showers (from SkyAndTelescope.com) on the other, plus a list of dates for the meteor showers of 2016.
Handout with explanations of meteors and other objects on one side, and a description of meteor showers (from SkyAndTelescope.com) on the other, plus a list of dates for the meteor showers of 2017.
An event handout to briefly explain how various telescopes function.
Handout with diagrams and explanations of both lunar and solar eclipses, and lists of upcoming eclipses.
Handout with diagrams and explanations of how to make and use a pinhole solar eclipse viewer.
Students cut out and color a paper rocket, and fly them using straws.
Demonstrate how the Earth and Moon cast shadows on each other from the light of the Sun.