Throughout this unit, students will be exploring concepts relating to the Earth, sun and moon. They will think about space and space exploration through drama. Students will draw and categorize. They will physically reenact the path of the Earth around the sun. They will create a moon on a string. The students will see and interact with “day” and “night” on a large ball. Research and summarization skills will be used to learn about the moon phases. Data collection and analysis will be used to understand the pattern(s) of the sun and moon across the sky.