Activity

Cosmic Cookies

Scholars read about each planet then bake a plate of cosmic cookies—no-bake cookies decorated to look like the planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Expand the information about each planet, bring books, articles, or watch videos
  • To save on time or if cooking space is limited, review the information in the classroom and make the baking portion and optional activity for home
Classroom Considerations
  • Be aware of allergies before baking
  • After reading about each planet, hover your mouse over the sun to find the link for the cookies
Pros
  • Steps with pictures are easy to follow
  • Cookies come from a no-bake recipe 
Cons
  • It does not contain updated information about Pluto