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Earth, Moon, and Sun Google Slides! Distance Learning GSE S6E2

Grade Levels
6th - 9th
Formats Included
  • Google Slides™
33 pages
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This mega slide-deck contains all of the basic information your students need to know for an Earth, Moon, and Sun unit. As a Google Slide presentation, it is ready to go for Google Classroom or however you need to use it, whether in person or from a distance! I highly recommend breaking up your instruction and NOT trying to teach all of these concepts in one sitting :-)

Concepts/key terms included:

  • axis
  • rotation
  • revolution
  • moon
  • moon phases/lunar cycle
  • relative position
  • reflected light
  • perspective from Earth
  • illuminated sides of the Earth and Moon
  • seasons
  • soltices & equinoxes
  • lunar & solar eclipses
  • tides

Georgia Standards of Excellence for 6th grade science S6E2

The GSE (Georgia standards) are derived from the NGSS, and therefore our resources align nicely with those as well.

Special thanks to Studio Devanna for their wonderful tide graphics!

Total Pages
33 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons. Examples of models can be physical, graphical, or conceptual.


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