Family Space Day Overview - Ice and Water

Family Space Day is a three hour event. The activities are set up so that children
and parents can select the order in which they undertake activities. Parents and
children are encouraged to learn, play, and explore together.

Objectives of the Day

Children will:

  • learn about different types of ice and their properties.
  • explore where in our solar system ice and water exist, may exist, or may have
    existed in the past.
  • build an understanding of the features carved by flowing water.
  • discover how scientists use clues left by water to interpret the history of other


Other Materials

Facilitator Information – Ice and Water
Explore Ice and Water – Book and Website References
All About Ice and Water – An Ice and Water Fact Sheet


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