Space Trek

Help Captain Kent get through the solar system all the way to Pluto!

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While Playing: 
  • Sit with your child while he/she is playing Space Trek. Take turns playing.Model for your child how to use the video portion of the game to learn new facts about our solar system.Share your learning ("I never knew that...")
  • After you're done playing the game, why not visit the Canadian Space Agency's website (http://www.space.gc.ca/asc/eng/kidspace/kidspace.asp) and check out the cool photos of the planets and machines used to help in space exploration!
Ontario Curriculum Connections: 

This science activity will help your child learn about the planets and objects in our solar system. This game meets many expectations in multiple grades, one of which is:

Science and Technology: Understanding Earth and Space Systems

Investigate charateristics of the systems of which the earth is part and the relationship between the earth, sun and the moon.

 

At-Home Activities: 

Why not build a model of the solar system for your child's room? All you need is some paper, ruler, pencil crayons and a protractor.