World Space Week 4 to 10 October

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On December 6, 1999, The United Nations General Assembly declared that from 4 October to 10 October was International World Space Week. 

The choice of dates was very significant.

Sputnik 1, the first human-made Earth satellite was launched on October 4, 1957.

The Outer Space Treaty was signed on October 10, 1967. 

For classroom activities, check out previous posts on this blog:

https://vanessareillytelt.wordpress.com/2010/09/20/4-october-start-of-world-space-week/

and

https://vanessareillytelt.wordpress.com/2010/05/06/the-solar-system/

Here’s a very simple song just to learn the names of the planets:

Then there is this really nice, settling song with lots of information about the planets

This is a really fun rap:

Check out: http://www.worldspaceweek.org/wsw/index.php for information on this years event.

Have a great World Space Week!

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