Mission X News

  • Unser Sonnensystem

    ...mussten wir erst mit Luft aufpumpen. Jetzt bildet es ein Kernstück unserer Weltraumausstellung, die im Entstehen ist.
    Auch unser Leporello wird immer bunter! In den nächsten tagen nehmen wir uns viel Zeit alles Erlernte und unsere Erfahrungen aufzuschreiben.
    Dazwischen gibt es immer wieder täglich den Treppenlauf, Koordinationsspiele und den Walkback zur Basis.

  • Fitmacher für das JKIS Go Galaxy-Team

    Bei uns haben Schlappmacher keine Chance! Viele gesunde Bausteine findet man auf den Jausentellern der MX-Astronauten. Wie wir schon berichtet haben, gibt es für jede gesunde Jause eine Eintragung im Jausenpass.

    Die Früchteteequelle versiegt bei uns auch nie und schon morgens werden bis zu 8 Litern Tee gekocht. Außerdem ist das Wiener Wasser ohnehin das beste!

  • Jump for the Moon and Astronaut Core

    Wir sind wieder zurück und haben alle unsere Ferienaktivitäten im Logbuch gesichert und aufgezeichnet.
    Im Training haben starteten alle mit Kniebeugen, Liegestütz und Seilspringen durch. Auch in der Pause wird die Zeit genützt um sich zu verbessern. Das macht ungeheuren Appetit auf eine schmackhafte Jause!

  • Une bonne condition physique

    Les 5 et 6 février nous avons réalisé des expériences sur la résistance de l'organisme.
    Nous avons dû remplir un journal sur notre hydratation pendant 72 heures. Puis nous avons fabriqué des maquettes d'os en feuilles cartonnées pour tester leur solidité.
    Certaines de ces maquettes ont supporté jusqu'à 23 manuels et livres et même plus quand l'os était rempli de gravier !
    C’était parfois difficile mais on s'est bien amusé.

  • Wir trainieren die Kernmuskulatur

    Heute haben wir einiges geleistet. Nicht nur der Schweiß stand uns auf der Stirn auch ein weiterer Muskelkater ist vorprogrammiert.
    Wie jede Turnstunde laufen wir zum Aufwärmen unsere Runden. Mittlerweile sind wir bei 16 Runden angelangt. Die richtige Krafteinteilung fiel nicht allen Kindern leicht. Durchgehalten haben aber alle.
    Jetzt spielten wir Krebskometenball; Dabei gibt es zwei Mannschaften mit zwei Toren; jede Mannschaft versucht ihren Kometen (Ball) in das gegnerische Tor zu schießen; Zeit dafür sind 5 Minuten; Gewinner ist die Mannschaft mit den meisten Toren; Die Spieler müssen aber immer 3 Kontakte zum Boden haben (2 Hände + 1 Fuß oder 1 Hand + 2 Füße)
    Danach machten wir immer für 2 Minuten Commander-Crunches und anschließend Pilot-Plankes. Insgesamt schafften wir 585 Commander-Crunches und 902 Pilot-Plankes.

  • mission x real space try on Elsenham school

    On the 4th of February 2015 a lady called Heather from mission x came in.

    Heather brought in a real space suit which astronauts wear on the way to the space station. Heather asked the teacher to pick someone from the class who is fit and healthy and got us to bend our knees and hold our arms up like an astronaut would have to do. We then took a class photo.

    George. Elsenham

  • The Mission X Trip to Forest Hall School

    On Tuesday 27th of January, Year 5 had a trip to Forest Hall school, it was super fun.
    Firstly, we made a leg out of gravel and paper, it had to balance books on top of it. I learnt that if you go to space your bones would be extra weak.
    Secondly, we listened to a speech made by Gene Cerna he pretended to be an astronaut.

    Aimee and Jasmine Elsenham C of E Primary.

  • Mission X Launch Day FHS

    On Tuesday 27th January 2015 Elsenham CE Primary School took part in Mission X Launch Day. We had 5 events to take part in the one I have chosen to speak about is to Design an Alien that could live on Mars. My Alien was a violent species of human squid that works in packs of four. They wear Jet Packs so they can fly away from danger, they have tentacles so they can breathe in the different air on Mars and finally they have burning tentacle legs that can melt through ice and also warm them up.
    Overall I had a wonderful day with all my friends and could enjoy this fantastic day of experiments.

    Joseph, Elsenham CE Primary School

  • Mission X Launch Day

    On Tuesday 27th January 2015, Elsenham School's year 5 went to FHS, and trained to be an astronaut. We spoke to a man who was acting to be Gene Cerna the last man to stand on the moon. We learnt what it felt like to be an astronaut it was really fun! We were allowed to ask questions at the end. My favourite part of the chat was when we learnt how fast a rocket went, the speed was 250,000 MPH.
    Isabelle Esenham

  • Misson X 2015-2016 FHS

    On Tuesday 27th of January 2015, we went to FHS. We were put into groups. My favourite bit was when we learnt about what astronauts need to have when they go to space, and what they have to cope with. We listened to an actor who was trying to be Gene Cernan who was the last man on the moon.
    By Shaqeel Elsenham.

  • Forest hall mission x memories

    We looked at astronauts wee to check if it had sugar or protein in it. My group was Martha,Matthew W,Jonathan, Ryan and me.
    Stan, Elsenham

  • Mission X!

    On Tuesday the 27th of January, My class went to FHS we loved making up team names, our team name was Silly Scientists!
    Mica, Elsenham

  • Mission X Launch Day 2015

    On the Mission X launch day we met an Astronaut called Gene Cerna, he wasn't a real Astronaut. We had fun making a bone, we had to make it strong so it could hold some books, we used gravel, paper and some plastic bags.It was hard but good fun!
    My best bit was the design of an alien, I called it Death Angel.
    Ethan. Elsenham

  • Mission X launch 2015

    This is when we are having our lunch with our friends. It was nice then we went to the next activities and we had fun.
    Skye, Elsenham C E Primary school

  • Mission X Launch Day 2015

    On Tuesday the 27th of January 2015, we went to FHS for a Mission X Day. Our favourite part of the day was when we got to meet an astronaut , who said his name was Gene Cerna ,but he was really pretending. He knew a lot about space and astronomy. It was really interesting when he told us how you pee in space. He also told us that the maximum time you can stay in space is 1 year and the shortest time is 10 days.

    Charlotte and Frances ,Elsenham

  • Mission X Launch Day at FHS

    On Tuesday 27th January2015 Elsenham CE Primary School went to Forest Hall school for Mission X Launch Day. One of my favourite activities was at the Hydration Station. It helped us to learn how astronauts stay hydrated. We did two experiments, one of which involved chemicals and real urine. In the one that had the chemicals, we had three samples of urine, and had to work out which one had sugar and which one had protein in. We did this this by using the chemical Biuret to check for sugar, which would mean the astronaut probably had diabetes. We also used the chemical Benedicts to check for protein. This could mean the astronaut might have more serious kidney problems.

    Overall, it was a brilliant day and I'd really like to go back for the landing day!
    Martha, Elsenham CE Primary

  • Mission X day

    On Tuesday, 27th January we went to FHS to do mission X, We listened to an actor pretending to be Gene Cernan ( the last person on the moon).We listened to him talking about what it's like to be in space and to live up in space and people up in the space station.He said one day we could go up to space. By Ben Elsenham

  • Mission X 2015

    On 27th of January 2015, Elsenham year 5's went to FHS for the Mission x launch day. My favourite part was when we designed an alien, my one's name was Gubbagoogle. He was green and purely made of goo.
    Jonathan, Elsenham.

  • Mission X Launch Day 2015

    On Tuesday 27 January 2015, Elsenham school went to FHS for the Mission x launch day. My favourite part of the Mission X launch day was when we got to design our own alien and it was really fun designing our own alien. My alien was a giant rat monster and I really enjoyed the Mission X launch day.
    Samuel, Elsenham

  • Cool Mission X day 2015

    Elsenham CE Primary School went to FHS for Mission X 2015 on 27th January 2015. We had loads of fun, I really enjoyed doing a urine experiment to see how urine looks when you are healthy and when you are unhealthy! We also got to design an alien, I got to go and show mine, he looked like a gremlin and I named him Hairy!
    I love learning about space, from Thomas.

  • Launch day at FHS.

    We had to listen to a man pretending to be an astronaut called Gene Cerna. He was the last man to walk on the moon, but it wasn't really him.
    Sofia and Katie, Elsenham

  • My day at Mission X Launch at FHS

    My favourite part of Mission X was when we made our aliens that survived on Mars because I like drawing aliens and superheroes.
    William, Elsenham

  • Vitesse de réaction

    Aujourd'hui, nos cosmonautes en herbe ont testé et amélioré leur vitesse de réaction.
    Bien que de gros progrès ont été réalisés, je ne miserais pas mon salaire sur la capacité de mes jeunes astronautes a attraper une météorite.

  • Crew Assembly models

    Orion  bricks

    As an alternative to the Crew Assembly Challenge, the creative toy brick Orion models were created in our "sister school" Jordan Jackson Elementary in nearby Mansfield, MA. The children here participated in summer enrichment activities including building models while wearing work gloves to simulate possible difficulties the astronauts encounter in space. The students were given a "blueprint" picture of the spacecraft to assist them. The results were totally awesome, right down to the tiny astronaut figure seated inside!

    Orion Thermal Protection model
  • Gravity You Find and Speed of Light

    Speed of Light with First Grade

    We covered these two challenges in one PE class. I gave the kids regular basketballs and a series of exercises to do while holding them such as the jump squats. I used the medicine balls as a way to show them how they might feel weaker when they got back to Earth. I said, "Imagine you've just returned from 6 months on the ISS and this is the same ball you exercised with before you left." Then I handed them a 4 pound or 8 pound medicine ball. The look on their faces was so great! I think it finally made this concept real for them.

    For Speed of Light, we did the reaction time experiment with the 3rd-5th graders as it was written. For the K-2nd graders, I gave them a variety of long objects, from pool noodles to wooden sticks to rulers, to experiment with and to explore their own ability to react quickly enough to catch them when dropped.

    Jump Squats with the Medicine Ball
  • Koln

    Hi friends,

    Astro Charlie and I have came to Koln, Germany from Japan.
    We will visit in European Astronaut Center and DLR.

    アストロ・チャーリーと共にドイツのケルンに来ています。
    私たちはヨーロッパの宇宙機関ESAの宇宙飛行士センターと
    ドイツの宇宙機関DLRを訪問する予定です。
    ケルンも日本と同じようにまだとても寒いです。

    Hallo, Deutschland Freund !

    Go Mission X !

  • ミッションX 4週目に入りました!

    みなさん、こんにちは。

    世界各国でミッションXがスタートして4週目に入ります。
    それぞれのアクティビティはいかがですか?
    楽しんでいきましょう!

    先日、愛知県から参加してくれている東郷町と
    筑波宇宙センターを結び、ミッションXについて
    情報交換をしました。
    皆さんとても素晴らしい質問ありがとうございました。

    ミッションX担当

  • Preparations for MX 2015!

    Im On Board Orion

    The 2015 MX Challenge actually began last spring for USA Team "Eaglets", Heights Elementary School, located in Sharon, Massachusetts. After coordinating ideas with the supportive MX team leaders in Houston, the preparations for the upcoming Mission X Challenge were made to include our ENTIRE student body, which translates into well over 575 students, faculty and support staff members! For the first time, the Mission X fitness curriculum was to include all K-2 students (in a modified format) in addition to all grade 3, 4 and 5 participants....so, we had plenty of work to do!

    Playground
  • In cammino con AstroCharlie

    In cammino con Charlie per Mission X
    In cammino con Charlie per Mission X   ASI
  • Red Planet

    Als Klasse einer Global Education Primary School lesen wir nicht nur deutsche, sondern auch englische Bücher. Die Geschichte von "Red Planet" gefiel allen sehr gut. Im Anschluss notierten wir uns ein paar englische Vokabel, die wir gelernt hatten.

  • Astro Charly Hampelmann

    Auch im Werkunterricht trafen wir Astro Charly und stellten fröhliche Hampelmänner her!

  • Astro Charly begleitet uns

    Wir malten Astro Charly, um unsere Klasse zu verschönern. Dabei wurden verborgene Talente entdeckt!

  • Agility Astro Parcour

    Wir starteten unsere Mission mit einem selber entworfenen Parcour aus Hauspatschen und gingen den Fragen auf den Grund: Wann ist man schneller - wenn die Abstände zwischen den Patschen eng oder weit gewählt sind?
    Wodurch kann man seine Zeiten verbessern?
    Wie sehr kann ich mich verbessern?
    Voller Elan und neu gewonnener Erkenntnisse starteten wir danach die eigentliche Mission, gaben unser Bestes, tauschten das Weltraummaterial (verschiedene Arten von Schuhen), starteten aus dem Stand oder der Bauchlage und probierten uns durch Anfeuern zu besseren Leistungen zu bringen. Alle waren mit vollem Einsatz dabei, alle spielten im Team, die Stärkeren halfen den Schwächeren und die Ergebnisse waren verblüffend: nicht alle verbesserten ihre Zeiten trotz aller Anstrengungen, andere waren sogar unter erschwerten Bedingungen besser als unter einfachen. Erstaunlich!

  • Station d'hydratation

    Activité urine stimulée pour comprendre l'hydratation.

    Pendant cette activité, les élèves ont réfléchi sur l'hydratation sur Terre et dans l'ISF, puis ont fabriqué de l'urine simulée ! Activité très interressante qui leur a beaucoup plu.
    Bon travail d'équipe.

    Et voilà le résultat, le classement de l'urine simulée.
  • Space Cowboys

    This week we did the mission Speed of Light. I was surprised at how much fun my students had with this. And as we practiced more and more, they were very excited at their improvement.

  • Vija CELMINS "peintre de l'espace"

    Vija Celmins (en letton : Vija Celmiņa) (née le 25 octobre 1938 à Riga, Lettonie) est une peintre et dessinatrice américaine d'origine lettonne. Elle fait partie du courant hyperréaliste, dont elle est le membre féminin le plus important avec Audrey Flack.
    La palette de Vija Celmins est essentiellement faite de nuances infinies de noirs, blancs et gris. Elle a atteint une maîtrise inégalée dans la suggestion du relief et des valeurs d'éclairage. L'œuvre de Vija Celmins dégage une gravité et un sens du tragique et de la perte qui est celle d'une expatriée.

  • Wir sind fast schwerelos

    Heuer haben wir unser Schulschwimmen absolviert. Das Wasser war kalt, wie immer, dennoch haben wir die Zähne zusammengebissen und durchgehalten. Schwimmen können wir jetzt alle.
    Zeitweise war es ziemlich anstrengend und viele mussten an ihre Grenzen gehen oder diese überwinden.
    15 Minuten Dauerschwimmen klingt einfach, ist es aber nicht. Ebenso 10 m Streckentauchen oder ein Sprung aus 3 m Höhe! Geschafft ist aber geschafft. Die Bilder sprechen für sich.

  • Entspannung für Geist und Körper

    Ebenfalls vor den Semesterferien hatten wir im Rahmen des Bewegten Lernens eine spitzen Yoga-Stunde. Die Kinder meinten, es war die beste Stunde überhaupt. Da unsere Klasse vom Erste Hilfe Kurs schon ausgeräumt war, konnten wir sie gleich nutzen. Der Boden wurde mit Gymnastikmatten ausgelegt, störende Kleidungsstücke und Patschen entfernt.
    Es gab so tolle Übungen, wie den Sonnengruß, den Baum, den Hund, die Schildkröte und ...
    Der Abschluss der Stunde war eine Fantasiereise durch den Körper. Viele wären am liebsten liegen geblieben. Es war so entspannend.
    Das werden wir sicher wieder machen.

  • Lebensretter in der Not

    Vor den Semesterferien hatten wir die verpflichtende Erste Hilfe Fortbildung für die 3.Klassen.
    Dazu haben wir unseren Klassenraum komplett umgeräumt und viel Platz geschaffen. Durch die super Zusammenarbeit und die Mithilfe jedes einzelnen Kindes hat es kaum 10 Minuten gedauert.
    Der junge Mann vom Samariterbund hat diese zwei Stunden vorzüglich gestaltet.
    Mit jeder Menge Spaß und Übung.
    Zuerst wurde den Kindern nahegelegt eine regungslose Person an den Schultern zu rütteln und laut zu fragen: "Geht es Ihnen gut?" Anschließend auf etwaige Atemgeräusche hören oder schauen! Wenn dies nicht der Fall ist eine Herzdruckmassage durchführen. Im schlimmsten Fall mit einem Defi arbeiten.
    Die leblosen Puppen waren sehr geduldig und haben ihre Sache gut gemacht.
    Den Kindern hat es sichtlich gefallen und es ist auch eine Menge hängen geblieben.

  • LES COMMENTAIRES D'EVA ET SARA.

    Eva:
    "Enfin la Misison X: j'ai découvert que l'espace a toujours fait rêver les Hommes. Mais vivre dans l'espace n'est pas si simple. Cette mission nous propose de découvrir et mieux comprendre les spécificités du milieu spatial et leur conséquences pour l'homme. L'Education Physique aide à concrétiser certaines connaissances. Elle facilite la compréhension et l'acquisition de compétences, en relation avec des activités scientifiques: endurance, agilité, souplesse...
    Ca m'a vraiment plu et je suis très fière. Toutes ces semaines passées à s'exercer à la Mission X; ça m'amuse vraiment. Travailler sur l'espace en Education Physique et Sportive est finalement aussi une autre façon de s'intéresser à l'espace et aux astronautes."
    Sara:

  • Costellazione G

    Ciao a tutti, noi siamo la Costellazione G.
    Abbiamo iniziato anche noi la grande sfida spaziale e siamo intenzionati a raggiungere la Luna!!!

    Hello everybody, we are Costellazione G.
    We have begun our space challenge too and we are going to reach the Moon soon!!!

    Bonjour à tous, nous sommes la Constellation G.
    Nous avons commencer le grand défi spatial et nous avons l’intention d’atteindre la Lune!!!

  • Missions 2, 3 et 4

    Gauthier enfourche sa bicyclette spatiale

    Force Physique de l'équipage: assez dure pour l'équipe "Montalembertspace".
    Astro course: réalisée jeudi 5 février avec plus de succès que la précédente. Les astronautes ont tenu le coup.
    Enfourche ta bicyclette spatiale: 6 astronautes l'ont déjà réalisée: Claire, Jade, Jessica, Augustin, Thimothé et Gauthier; les autres doivent se motiver pour la rentrée, car nous sommes en vacances depuis hier. Quoi de mieux que les vacances pour faire un tour de vélo avec ses parents ou ses copains!

  • Temple Primary - Mission Control

    mission control 1

    Mission Control - We had to practise this mission for a couple of weeks to improve our balance before we introduced tennis balls.
    At first ,some of us we were losing our balance after about 10 seconds but now every single Trainee Astronaut can balance for at least a minute on both legs as well as throwing and catching a ball.

    We didn't have trampolines to do the accelerations on but we used balance boards instead.

    We have all set ourselves a target to improve our balance and are going to retest ourselves during the first week of March to hopefully see a huge improvement!

  • Temple Primary - Crew Assembly

    crew assembly 1

    Crew assembly - this has been one of our favourite missions so far ,as well as one of the trickiest.
    It was much harder to make the jigsaws wearing ski gloves than what we expected,it was even harder to try and make a necklace out of beads and then have to tie the lace to stop the beads falling off !
    It must be so hard for the Astronauts to do tasks in space when they have to wear really bulky gloves .
    We are going to keep practising as this is one of the tasks that our leader June has put into our Temple International Space Station for us to practise at breaks and lunchtimes.
    We also had a race to see who could make the necklace the quickest, boys against girls and the girls won !!

    crew assembly 2 crew assembly 3
  • Temple Primary - Get on your Space cycle

    We found this task the hardest so far as we did not all have bikes, but the Trainee Astronauts who did have been practising cycling at home and have been cycling more with their friends and families at the weekend.
    We looked at the importance of wearing a helmet whilst out cycling and using lights if cycling after school as it gets dark.

    For the Trainee Astronauts who didn't have a bike they have been trying to go swimming more to build up their leg muscles or if they were unable to do that then increasing the amount of squats the do each day instead.

  • Temple Primary Space Poems - MISSION X The project for you and me!

    MISSION X - The project for you and me!

    MISSION X ,where you can learn about space !
    MISSION X ,is really the best place !
    MISSION X ,Train to be an Astronaut !
    MISSION X ,is harder than we thought !
    MISSION X, where you make new friends !
    MISSION X,where you don't give up before the end !!!!

    by Ali aged 10

  • Temple Primary Space poems-The Planets of the Solar System

    THE PLANETS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM

    There are eight planets that orbit the sun,
    Mercury is by far the smallest and closest one,
    Next comes Venus,shining bright,
    It's the second brightest one,
    Then Earth,the most important one,
    The Planet where you and I come from !
    Fourth is Mars an icy red planet,
    That's surrounded by stars,
    Following on,Jupiter which is the biggest planet,
    That spins the fastest with an amazing 63 moons !
    The grooviest planet is Saturn,with rings of rocks,dust and other things,
    Uranus should be filled with pride,a unique one ,that lies on it's side,
    Last but not least,Neptune,
    That usually has stormy nights,
    These are the planets of the Solar System,
    Different climates for each one ,
    But one thing in common,
    They all orbit the Sun !!!

    By Nadia aged 11

  • Team Temple with Space poems - MISSION X

    rocket

    MISSION X

    SATURN,JUPITER and MARS, MISSION X ,reach for the stars!
    MISSION X revolves in Space,trying to find an Alien race!
    Girls,Boys and Teachers too,MISSION X ,is for me and you!
    Anti gravity and having fun,MISSION X reach for the sun!
    Little Pluto the smallest one,even smaller than the sun!
    Comets,Galaxies and the Milkyway,Everyone having a fun day!
    Stars,Stars up so far,nobody knows where you are!
    Temple Allstars having fun ,whilst doing their Missions under the Sun!

    by Hafsah aged 10

  • Team Temple with space poems -My Very Energetic Mother Just Served Us Nine Pickles !!

    team Temple

    At Temple Primary,Manchester,as well as being extremely busy completing missions we have also been hard at work writing poems and diary reports about space.
    We would like to share some of our poems with you all.
    We hope you like them!

    My Very Energetic Mother Just Served Us Nine Pickles

    Mercury,the first of them all,
    Then it's Venus,the slightly bigger ball.
    Earth is third,with mixed weather,
    On comes Mars ,hot enough to burn a feather,
    Jupiter,it can't be fitted into a box,
    Saturn follows on,surrounded by rocks.
    Uranus is next,big and cold,
    Neptune comes after,it could make you bold!
    Pluto the not so big ball,
    It is bisected from the rest and surrounded by a wall,
    These are the PLANETS,some are generous ,whilst some do really bite,
    But there's one thing they all have in common,
    They could easily give you a fright!!!!!

    by Mahmood aged 11

  • Starke Knochen

    Hypothesen aufstellen, forschen und Ergebnisse vergleichen - 3 Stunden experimentieren - die Baeronauten lieben es! Wie schon beim ersten Treffen erwähnt - darfst du bei Mission X mitmachen, brauchst du dich um den restlichen Unterricht nicht zu sorgen!

    Leider schaffen wir es nicht unsere Bilder hochzuladen - außer Briefmarken siehst du nichts!
    Stelle dir dünne Kartonknochen mit Türmen von Büchern vor - der größte Turm bestand aus 33 Sachbüchern, der "Knochen" hatte einen Durchmesser von 3cm!!!!

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