I developed this craft activity for delivery on my Mars in a Box workshop – a Mars-related extension to the Solar System in a Box workshop. This activity is suitable for KS 1-2 and a family audience at science festivals. Very simply it allows students to make their own globe of Mars. It has been trialled in primary school workshops and for the 2013 BBC Star Gazing Live East Midlands Event and the 2014 Star Gazing Live event at University of Leicester.
This activity was developed with funding from a UKSA Space for All Grant 2012/2013
The aim of the activities are to learn about weather symbols, basic weather phenomena and to think about the link between real weather observations and predicting the weather forecast. I developed this activity as part of the University of Leicester EOS primary school outreach programme – Blue Marble.