Seamlessly integrate math and science in this lesson. Put your students' knowledge of coordinate systems and ordered pairs to work to graph the relative locations and shapes of some of the major North Polar Constellations. Location of Polaris (the North Star) is also part of the lesson. This is fairl
Graphing the Constellations: This activity integrates Math and Science together by teaching students about coordinate graphing as well the constellations! The constellations are precisely positioned so that their positions match that of their actual positions in the sky! This can even be used as a
Students will create a Foldable Report on a planet in our Solar System. This unit is aligned to Common Core Writing Standards ~ W.2, W.4-6, W.7 (Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.), W.8 (Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital
This unit has been used in the classroom with much success. My students are asking for more. They learned from the questions and discussion that it lead to.
The unit includes the following:
* suggested lesson plans (about 15 minutes) that include a quick introduction to stars and constellations w
Seasons - Everything you need to teach the cause of day and night and why there are different seasons. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
After completing the unit student
This pack includes the following materials:
1 full length book about the Solar System.
2 Self Correcting Adaptive Books -
"Out of this World (Space Vocabulary)"
16 Vocabulary Cards
1 cut and paste activity
How to Guide- How to Make A Paper Mache Solar System
Electromagnetic Spectrum - Everything you need to teach how the electromagnetic spectrum helps us determine characteristics about distant objects in the universe. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed w
Planets - Everything you need to teach the arrangement of the solar system as well as characteristics of every planet. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
After completing t
Moon Phases - Everything you need to teach the lunar cycle and moon phases. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
After completing the unit students will be able demonstrate
I'm pretty proud of this one. Your students are guaranteed to be engrossed with this vivid and engaging PowerPoint about the life cycle of stars. With dozens of original illustrations and animations, tons of high resolution, jaw dropping images, well placed audio (which I was unable to include for co
â€¢The students will be able to describe and demonstrate the motions of the sun and moon.
â€¢The students will be able to describe how the moon moves around the Earth, and how long it takes.
â€¢The students will be able to explain why the moon changes shape, and identify the phases of the moon.
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This unit can stand on its own or go with my other unit, Day and NIght Science Week 1. It includes engaging, hands on activities that my student's loved! It has full lesson plans with standards and printables including bonus sheets.
Galaxies and Light Years - Everything you need to teach how galaxies are classified and characteristics of each. This lesson also includes modeling how light years are used to calculate distance. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All o
Life Cycle of a Star - Everything you need to teach the star life cycle. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
After completing the unit students will be able to describe the
Your complete Space Unit 2nd grade with Power Point is here! This Space Unit covers the Sun, Earth, Moon, and Stars and comes with a Space Power Point and Sun, Earth, and Moon printables and crafts to have each day's lesson ready to go! The Power Point is not editable, but you can switch pages aroun
Students will experience the relative size and distances between the planets by “pacing off” a scale model of the solar system. At each "stop" along the way, students will learn several characteristics about the planets, Earth's moon, the sun, and Pluto. Students will record information in their "pas
One of the most difficult tasks I had as a new second grade teacher in Georgia was trying to figure out how to teach star brightness. This simple organizer helped me organize my thoughts, and gave my kids something tangible to understand how to classify stars.
This is one-page sheet with a key - it
Moon Phase lesson plan that will increase student comprehension!
Fun activities that is hands on and visual!
In this lesson you will get:
-Fun engaging activities that start off each day's lesson
-Reading comprehension with challenge questions and reading cloze
My Solar System SmartBoard Lesson is a great way to introduce your primary students to the solar system! The lesson includes a teacher's notes page, interactive pages identifying the items in the solar system, a variety of links to videos, charts to guess the size the sun/moon/earth & to identif
Hands-on Sky Viewer activity bundled in a complete Space lesson: DAY, NIGHT,＆EARTH ROTATION. This open-and-go lesson includes videos, reading, and assessment.
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SPACE - Lesson #1 BUNDLE
This is a fun filled power point slide show designed to educate young minds about the Solar system we are living in.This presentation is illustrated with the colorful handmade diagrams of the solar system and planets separately. The show highlights the general appearance and important facts about ea
Stars and Constellations is a collection of two lessons that go hand in hand with each other. It is a shortened version of a bigger unit called Stars, Galaxies, Constellations and the Universe.
This mini-unit has 2 lessons, a 33 slide power point with animations, and 10 printable pages including wri
Tides - Everything you need to teach how gravity impacts the ocean tides. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
After completing the unit students will be able to describe the
This tasty lab allows students to create a model of the Earth that shows day and night during different seasons and noting Winter & Summer Solstice as well as diagram it on different hemispheres. Uses common kitchen materials such as marshmallows, toothpicks, cocoa powder & food coloring
Thrill young astronomers with a journey through our Solar System. Our resource presents science concepts in a way that makes them accessible to students and easier to understand.
About this Resource:
Introduce students to space and the solar system. Explain how it
Project is for the solar system.
Research all 8 planets, along with the sun and asteroid belt.
What is a Webquest?
It is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which students learn about a specific topic using various web sources.
But, I don't want my kids seating on unsafe
A zipped folder with an editable Word / PowerPoint / Excel version and a PDF version of each file:
- a lesson plan on the life cycle of stars (with a link to the video that the worksheet is based on)
- a worksheet on the life cycle of stars (which can be seen in the preview)
You can find more scien
Eclipses - Everything you need to teach a lesson on eclipses. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
After completing the unit students will be describe the location of the Ea
The International Space Station is a large satellite that orbits the Earth at an altitude of between 300 and 460 km. It travels at a speed of 27,000 km an hour (17 000 mph). The space station serves as a laboratory for scientific experiments in many fields. The ISS is also used to make tests for futu
Asteroids Meteors Comets - Everything you need to teach the characteristics and locations of asteroids, meteors, and comets. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson.
This is a great PowerPoint and note to introduce the Big Bang theory to secondary students. The professional PowerPoint corresponds directly with a 2-page student note. Students will fill in the blanks while enjoying the presentation with hyperlinked YouTube videos. There is lots of opportunities
Are you teaching your students about galaxies? Look no further!
Here is a PowerPoint introducing galaxies that corresponds directly with a student note. Students will fill in the blanks while enjoying the presentation with hyperlinked videos and images. There is lots of opportunities for great cl
This product contains everything you want your students to know about leap year and why we add an extra day to our calendar every four years on February 29th.
This 2016 leap year is a great opportunity to teach your students the scientific and mathematical reasons that a leap day every four years is
This package includes an HR Diagram PowerPoint, an HR Diagram Assignment (and answer key), and a teacher guide / lesson plan that describes how these resources are used in my classroom. The PowerPoint builds an HR Diagram with the students so that they see how it functions and the patterns that emerg
From the smallest particles of matter to the biggest star system, our universe is made up of all things that exist in space. Our resource gives you the big picture about space.
About this Resource:
Start off by exploring the Big Bang and formation of our Milky Way
Sun, Moon, and Earth by Bryce Hixson
This lab is a fun outside demo where you create scale models of the sun, moon, and earth, as well as have a good laugh as you introduce the concepts of rotation, revolution, barycenter (the funniest) and orbit. The students come out of this with a very good unde
This 14 page mini-unit includes :
-2 page (6 questions) Comprehension Questions Mini-Booklet over the book The Moon Seems to Change by Frankly M. Branley
-1 lesson idea page with link and example
-2 page diagram assignment (example and worksheet)
-a moon tracker assignment sheet
-a moon phases calend
When it comes to teaching the challenging concepts of axis tilt and seasons, your students can 'sit and forget' or 'sing it and zing it!' You and your students will enjoy this easy, concise parody, loaded with science core concepts and vocabulary.
Contents: (1) Lyrics - a full-page, color sheet for
If you already own my Seasons Station Lab this is the supplemental product to purchase.
Otherwise, The Complete 5E Seasons Lesson Plans Are Here
Seasons - Everything you need to teach the the cause of day a
An original substitute lesson plan that focuses on the solar system. Includes detailed instructions and answer key for an introduction, guided practice segment, and independent practice activities. Duration is approximately one hour.
This resource is for the 5th grade NGSS Performance Expectation: 5-ESS1-2 Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows.
In this performance expectation, students will investigate the way that the Sun’s position affects the length and di
This assignment covers the basics of atoms and elements and teaches students about the sources of the elements (hydrogen and helium from the big bang, helium through iron from nuclear fusion in stars, and elements heavier than iron from supernova explosions). Included with this assignment to help abs
This powerpoint allows students to see the differences between solar and lunar eclipses while aiding in the note-taking process.
- Setting up your notes
- What is an Eclipse?
- How a Solar Eclipse occurs (moving diagram)
- How a Lunar Eclipse occurs (moving diagram)
5 Little Astronauts: Counting and Rhyming
by Tiny Space Adventures
So Cute! So Fun!
Make astronaut puppets and have fun counting and rhyming. Students will easily pick up the refrain and love to rhyme along as you read aloud.
2 Rhymes: one counts up, the other counts down (numbers 1-5)
This activity provides students with an opportunity to develop a 2-dimensional model of the eight major planets. Students will use Earth as the “unit” to approximate the diameters of the other planets, ultimately developing their own scale model (accurate for size but not for distance). Upon completi
A fabulous way to integrate science and math! Students construct a constellation plot of the winter and summer skies through coordinate graphing. The region of the sky seen during the winter is a particularly excellent area to study as it is home to many easy-to-identify constellatio
informational lesson about what a super moon is and about the upcoming extra big super moon on November 14th 2016
includes a matching activity with moon phases
by Tiny Space Adventures
A great supplement to any phases of the moon unit!
Classroom stations, reinforcing phases of the moon/fractions or both!
Students will have fun playing with the phases of the moon to sharpen their fraction skills. They can play memory by matching up the f
Students will learn about the phases of the moon with this fun product.
Included in this unit are...
- Phases of the moon Lesson Plan
- Informational paragraph on moon phases
- Oreo cookie/moon phases project
- Label moon phases worksheet
- Draw moon phases worksheet
- Draw/Label/Date moon phases ho