Exploring the Universe: Space Guess Quest Game (2019, 2020)

  • Image
    Space Guess Quest Game
  • Image
    Space Guess Quest Game

Space Guess Quest is a fun game that encourages participants to identify the many types of objects in space, from human-made spacecraft to nebulas, galaxies, stars, and worlds. Players ask yes-or-no questions about their opponents' secret object until they can correctly identify it among all the objects on the game board. The first player to guess correctly wins the game!



Big Idea

the universe hotss a wide variety of objects, like nebulas, galaxies, stars, worlds, and even human-made spacecraft.

Learning Goals
  • Humans are exploring a wide variety of objects, like nebulas, galaxies, stars, and worlds throughout the universe (and now the universe even includes human-made spacecraft!)
  • Scientists often use visual clues to identify objects in space.
  • Scientists rely on a variety of tools as they explore our universe.


Year created

This material is based on work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award numbers NNX16AC67A and 80NSSC18M0061. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Owning institution

Lawrence Hall of Science

Children's Creativity Museum



Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).
View more details

Development Process

NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.