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Jewel of the Solar System: All About Titan and the Huygens Probe

Jewel of the Solar System: All About Titan and the Huygens Probe


Overview:

In this activity, your youth:
• Are introduced to Saturn's largest moon, Titan, and the history of and science questions for the Huygens Probe from NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission.
• Listen to a fictional narrative "told" by the Huygens Probe entitled Memoirs of a Spacecraft, which includes real science and engineering facts.
• Hear about the findings of the Huygens Probe about Titan and express those findings through their own drawing.
• Use their imaginations to personalize themselves as robotic spacecraft and write a story, poem or song about their journey to Titan.

Time/number of sessions: Two 40-minute sessions

Activity type: Art and creative writing

Space needed: Classroom or cafeteria, space with tables and chairs

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