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