Tuesday, July 20, 2021, is National Moon Day and the 52nd anniversary of when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. The day is also to celebrate future launches into space, which you can learn about on NASA’s website here.
To celebrate National Moon Day, try one of the activities on the blog, STEMsational. They have links to activities like making moon dust and learning about the phases of the moon.
To make a mission like Apollo 11 a success, many people worked hard to come up with the right space suit, rocket, and more. You can learn about this in many books in the library including:
During these winter days, stay cozy and learn a new language with the Library’s web resource, Little Pim. This language learning database uses fun short videos and covers Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, English, German, Arabic, and Russian.
Also, enjoy coloring the Little Pim Panda in New York City in this coloring sheet.
Animals are amazing and you can learn so much by watching them at zoos, in their natural habitats, reading books, and looking up information about them with our web resources: https://mppldev.org/kids/got-homework/.
Live Web Cams and livestreams are a great way to see animals while staying home this winter. These cameras are mounted in animal enclosures and near animals’ habitats in the wild. By watching them you can get a glimpse of what these animals do daily. Here are some of our favorites: