Let’s Launch!
Our New Planetary Science Video Series


For Grades 5-8

Let’s Launch! is Challenger Center’s first Flipped Classroom series. Join Maya and her friend B.U.D as they learn about planetary science – Mars, the Sun, Near-Earth Objects, the Moon, and the Solar System. Each course includes an 8-10-minute animated video accompanied by three lesson plans for use in the classroom.

Maya’s Mission to the Red Planet

Maya Explores the Solar System

Maya Explores the Sun and Stars

Classroom Lessons

Life Cycle

               Life Cycle Activity

Exoplanet Play 

Seasons Model

Maya Investigates Near Earth Objects

Maya’s Journey to the Moon

These resources are based upon work supported by NASA under agreement number NNX16AD70A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of Challenger Center and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.