Asteroid Dig

The Asteroid Belt is a region between the inner planets and outer planets where thousands of asteroids are found orbiting around the sun. We spent a significant portion of our week discussing asteroids and what they mean to us as Earthlings.

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Following a lengthy discussion on the various inhabitants of the asteroid belt, we decided to dig for our own!

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To incorporate multiple objectives, students were encourage to “dig” for their asteroids and then place them onto a pre-made letter A. Doing so encouraged the practice of fine motor  skills, hand eye coordination, and phonemic awareness.

 

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