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Earth, Moon and Sun- Space Unit

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
Formats Included
  • PDF
42 pages
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This printable PDF unit is a great resource to supplement your science textbook. It covers a variety of topics about space, including rotation/revolution, moon phases, constellations, telescopes and shadows.

What is Included in this Packet?

  • Reading passage on the Earth, moon and sun
  • Venn diagram to compare and contrast the Earth, Moon and Sun
  • Table to compare and contrast the Earth and moon
  • The reason for day and night-short reading passage and questions
  • The reason for seasons-short reading passage and questions
  • Model of the Earth, moon and sun-to show revolution and rotation
  • Revolution versus rotation matching activity
  • Phases of the moon identification (3 versions included)
  • Moon creative writing activity
  • Lunar calendar for students to observe the moon
  • Oreo cookie phases of the moon activity
  • Constellations-short reading passage and activity
  • Telescopes-short reading passage and questions
  • Shadows-short reading passage and activity
  • Vocabulary graphic organizer (3 versions included)
  • Bulletin board set (5 pages)-Earth, moon and sun vocabulary, rotation vs. revolution, phases of the moon
  • Answer Keys

There are multiple versions of some items to differentiate and meet the needs of all your students.

**Please look at the preview to see what is included. **

Total Pages
42 pages
Answer Key
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