Hack the solar system
Hack the solar system with their hands
Visually see the structure of the planets, to plunge into the atmosphere of weightlessness, to embody childhood dream and go to space today you can not even leaving home. Hack the solar system with their hands – interesting and creative process that requires little time and simple materials. Using the technique of papier-mache, you can create your own hands an amazing collection of the planets interior or for use as visual AIDS in school or kindergarten.
The materials for our solar system:
lots of old Newspapers;
— starch and water;
— acrylic paint;
— a pair of scissors.
The stages of the planets:
1) Inflate the balls so that they were proportional to each other and match the size of planets that you can see in the book or on the Internet.
2) Make a paste of starch and water. Mix 3 tablespoons of cornstarch with a half Cup of cold water, and then pour two cups of boiling water and mix thoroughly to avoid lumps. Wait, when cool.
3) While the paste is cooling, prepare the newspaper strips.
4) Dip the strips in the paste and the paste them each layer in 3 layers. Don’t place the sealed holes in the tail of the balls. Give each layer a chance to dry out.
5) When harvesting the planets have dried up and the paste has seized, you can remove the balls. To do this, pierce them with a needle near the tail and gently pull the ball. The hole is sealed with strips of paper.
6) After the planets have dried, cover them with a primer, which will help to make the surface smooth. Waiting for the full drying of the primer.
7) Now start colouring in. The paint is applied with different shades, it is advisable to apply several layers. The texture provided by the sponge. Each planet should correspond to its color.
When the paint is dry, you can cover the planet with varnish. Your solar system will have a glossy look and it will be easy to care for.
9) Manufacture of rings for one of the planets. To do this, cut a circle out of cardboard, the pencil, draw another circle with several retaining strips of this size, so went to the planet Saturn. Cut out this circle too, insert Saturn in the ring and with glue, and the retaining strips secure the planet. Decorate the ring.
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Hack the solar system ready. Now it can be hung in the baby’s room that will dream space too. Can this hack make and take to school. Teacher of physics and astronomy will not be left without praise.