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 fair
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 digita
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 studen
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
Do you struggle to find lessons that are appropriate for your special education students with enough visual supports and content that covers the extended standards? Look no further than Our Solar System pack.
This pack includes the following materials:
1 full length book about the Solar System.
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.
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
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
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 E
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
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 d
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 c
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 arou
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 wr
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
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.
Are you looking for a fun way to have students practice integrating information from two texts? This product was popular for the August 2017 Solar Eclipse, but can still be used anytime!
Includes: LESSON PLAN, RIGOROUS LITERACY activities, and a POWERPOINT!
This lesson is for that literacy teache
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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.
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 th
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
This product contains everything you need to teach your kids about solar eclipses. The feature of this product is a 23 slide power point with excellent animations that will show your students all about the science behind what causes a solar eclipse. It has many visuals explaining what causes each ty
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 "pa
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 i
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 - i
This Comets, Asteroids, and Meteoroids Anticipation Guide and Informational Reading activity involves analyzing informational text to determine the truths, myths, and misunderstandings about comets, asteroids and meteoroids.
Give your students the Anticipation Guide, which contains twenty statement
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.
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 identi
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 e
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
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
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
There is 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)
Alternatively you can buy this pro
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
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 fut
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 emer
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 und
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 i
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 c
HR Diagram - Everything you need to teach how stars are classified on the H-R diagram. 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 t
Big Bang Theory - Everything you need to teach a unit on the leading theory of the big bang. 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
Few things capture student attention like a well taught astronomy unit. Everything about the scope and scale of the universe is fascinating. This PowerPoint introduces astronomy by guiding an alien from the outskirts of the known universe all the way here to our home planet, getting students to thin
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
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 complet
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 ab
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
The discussion-based, no cutting, no gluing, no ticker-tape solution to geologic time.
If you are tired of yards of ticker-tape and sticky desks or if you just need a way to liven up the geologic timeline, this is for you!
Get students engaged and contemplating when events occurred
2017 update of this editable PowerPoint presentation contains 38 pages loaded with the History of Space Exploration with current and future NASA exploration plans. It includes my DETAILED NOTES on each slide for tips on how to present and extend. Included are suggestions for an experiment on "How
Understanding Gravity - Lesson and Powerpoint includes:
-A 25 slide animated power point with great visuals and animations. This is not your average PPT!
-A lesson plan (5 E Model)
-A Student Learning Maps for vocabulary acquisition
-A writing prompt (opinion) that will help your students realize t
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 constellati
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