Have you ever been interested in the universe when you are a child? We liked the universe and we wanted to experience the universe in close proximity.
In order to realize it, the craftsmen made paper craft kits of the universe and the earth.
The universe that can be done with the kits can contain Earth and the Milky Way in it. Turn the knob on the top to turn the earth.
We devise parts to make it from about 6 years old. Handles is attached to the side of the box, making it easy for the child to see the inside by having it. There is a light in it, it is extremely easy to see. The margins is big to make children easier to make.
Attaching a light source inside makes reality to the earth floating in the dark.
Learn intuitively the rotation and geometry of the earth. I made it to turn by myself.
Because you can see the whole planet, you can learn that the shape of the earth is round and there are many oceans.
Procedures for production are published in github pages and can be viewed by anyone from the Internet ( https://aoinakayama.github.io/earthandspace/ ).
All images and design drawings are published in Github (https://github.com/aoinakayama/earthandspace). In the procedure manual, necessary items, procedures, completed photos etc. are posted. While looking at it, it has become easy to understand and enjoyable.
All you need is materials that you can easily obtain with discount shops. Ideal for teaching materials and summer vacation challenges.
In addition to the globe, you can map celestial spheres, biodistribution and volcano distribution to various teaching materials. The content will continue to increase rapidly from now on. Stay tuned.
SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.