Bonus Activity: Venus Volcanoes

Venus is the most volcanic planet in our solar system and recent research suggests some of these volcanoes are still active. Pretend you are on the surface of Venus- surrounded by erupting volcanoes! Using your astro-agility and spatial awareness skills, carefully navigate back to the home base without touching the lava floor. 
 
Skills
Agility, Spatial Awareness
 

Note

This activity was originally created for the #TrainLikeanAstronaut Challenges as a part of ESA Education’s Expedition: Home initiative.  

 

Set-up:

Using items around the house, like pillows, create a pathway from one side of the room to the other. Try to move across the room on this objects, avoiding obstacles and never touching the floor. 

 
Equipment
  • Household items to be used as stepping-stones
Time
10-15 minutes 

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