Some lesson ideas using the theme of Mars
Theme(s): Mars, planets
- Make up a mnemonic for the 8 planets
- Write a poem about Mars
- Have a debate entitled, “There must be life on Mars”
- Calculate the length of time it would take for various rockets to reach Mars.
- Planets in Irish?
- Learn about humans who went into space.
- Discuss the planets
- Investigate the work of NASA with regards to Mars Missions
- Mars is the red planet. Paint the planets in colours you would associate with them giving reasons why.
- Listen and respond to Life of Mars by David Bowie
- Enact how they would think the first person to walk on Mars would react and what would he say, etc.
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