These differentiated solar system reading passages are a must have for working on reading informational text with your students! They cover everything students need to know about the planets, the sun, and the moon! The Solar System Cooperative Learning project is similar to literature circles in tha
Is your class learning and researching about the Solar System? These Solar System organizers are the perfect tool! You could use them at the end of your unit of study, to review before a unit test, or for guided research projects.
This packet includes 10 one-page graphic organizers. There is one
Engage your students with this fun, comprehensive, 43 page resource to help your students produce a research report on Planets and the Solar System. Our packet contains templates, organizers, and tools to help students create, develop, write, edit, illustrate, present, and assess their planet resear
Looking for a Space research report that your youngest students will FLIP for?? This interactive style research report will fit the bill! Students will need to put their reading and research skills to work in order to complete this lapbook style Space research project. Your kids will LOVE the finish
We are so thrilled to start this unit ourselves! It has been so much fun to put together!
This is a HUGE bundle of 181 pages on Sky Science (individual units to be posted this summer but the bundle is together now!). Choose what you want to use or print and go!
Bundle Includes these units:
This Planet Report Poster makes a great display after your students read about and research planet nonfiction. This template is the perfect solution, and it is a great organizer for their research project. The report is two pages long and makes for an easy, yet bold display. First Page Planet
This project is available as a Microsoft Word download for easy editing and differentiation. The project covers the Earth, Sun, and Moon interactions including Eclipses, Different Seasons, and Changing Tides. Download includes a Rubric and Accountability Sheet to notify parents of the project at t
Get your students excited to learn about the Solar System with this Solar System Research Project! Students will love recording information they've learned about Solar System on these 11 slides - including a diagram, 8 planets, the sun, and the moon. The final result will be a visually-appealing S
Elementary Solar System UnitThrough a variety of reading passages, videos, research activities, and projects, students will explore the planets, asteroids, comets, meteors, solar & lunar eclipses, the moon, stars, and constellations with this unit on our Solar System!TABLE OF CONTENTSK/W/L Chart
Use this resource as a guide to helping your students write a research paper about space. This pack includes:
-Introduction pages about each planet and the sun and moon
-Outline for an informational space report
-Blank student research page
-Planet diagram/final r
Overview: Students will research a space object (moon, sun, star, planet, etc...) and create a tri-folded brochure with their categorized information and colored illustrations.Research will focus on:- Surface of space object- Movement of space object- Size of space object- Importance of space object
Want to go beyond the traditional textbook to research? The QR Codes link to “Kid Friendly” websites! The QR codes link to three different websites about each planet, the sun, and Earth’s moon.
QR Codes Included for:
This bundle includes research matrices for each of the eight planets, the sun, and the moon. It also includes a list of resources, a brochure template (one for planets, one for sun, and one for moon), a postcard template, and research publishing paper (in color and black/white). This pack also inclu
This mini research project for the solar system is a great center or large group activity. Students need practice locating information from various sources and this project meets those needs.
After the research is completed, the students assemble the project into a fan booklet. The sun, planets (so
A 4 page set for research project on Sun, earth, and/or moon. Explains the requirements (which you can change), project ideas, as well as possible project topics. Includes "works cited" pages and presentation score sheet as well. This worked great for me because the students got to choose their rese
Need a project to wrap up your unit on the moon and lunar phases? This culminating moon phases project will have your students research their date of birth to see where in the lunar cycle their birthday fell on. Students will record the phase, create an Earth, sun, moon model, and research different
Formed 4.6 billion years ago from the gravitational collapse of a giant interstellar cloud, the Solar System has fascinated human beings for thousands of years. From the four rocky inner planets to the four giant outer planets, what we learn about the Solar System gives us insight into how the unive
This packet has 6 different projects styles and their requirements, questions for each the Sun, Moon and the Planets. It includes a rubric, student check sheet and teacher rubric to be used throughout the students completing the project. It also includes websites that are appropriate for students
Included is a 20 slide PowerPoint template for students to present their research. The template includes links to resources and questions to present in their research. I have students turn in the presentation daily to show progress (it will take 2 or 3 days depending on grade level and how long you
Next Generation Science Standards in a fun and engaging project!
Students Research and write about...
Earth and its Moon
The Planets Orbiting the Sun
Meteors and Comets
Satellites and Exploring Space
Focus on a Planet
Includes a graphic organizer for each topic
Step by S
This is a project that I did with my fifth grade class during our Earth, Moon, Sun, and Space Unit. Each student was assigned a planet and they completed all of the research on their iPads on a LiveBinder (here is that link: http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=831068). After completing the packe
Engage your students in a research project on a famous scientist where they create a "Wanted" poster (list of scientists provided). There are two options for students to choose from to include with their poster: presentation or model. Students love options! This project will also challenge students
Welcome to Science Distance Learning! With the increase in distance learning for our students and the lack of time for teachers to fully locate and/or create engaging and relevant digital assignments, I thought I’d help fill the need for a complete online learning science experience for our students
Activate prior knowledge, set a purpose for reading, and encourage critical thinking with this student-led research project about space and the solar system. This required little to no prep and is ready to go! This KWL inspired project takes students through various steps to take ownership of their