Drama: Moon Lander

This resource, from the Association for Science Education (ASE), is a play script for students studying the Solar System. The play can be used as a stimulus for students to write their own scripts exploring other bodies in the Solar System.

Written by teachers at Paddock Wood Primary School, Tonbridge, the play provides an introduction for students aged 9-12 to gravity, space travel and the moon. Teachers are encouraged to put on a production in assembly time, perhaps to launch National Science Week in their school.

They could use the play as part of a Science Fair with a space theme - inviting a local astronomer into school, using the assembly speech provided in this collection, exhibiting students work on the Solar System, holding a water rocket competition (help on rocket production is given in the Liftoff! resource), visiting a science centre, inviting a mobile planetarium into school are just some of ideas of how to make the activity more interesting and engaging.

Show health and safety information

Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.

Downloads

Published by

Actions

Share this resource

Lists that tag this content

Comments