Earth in the Universe Unit

Earth in the Universe Unit
Earth in the Universe Unit
Earth in the Universe Unit
Earth in the Universe Unit
Earth in the Universe Unit
Earth in the Universe Unit
Earth in the Universe Unit
Earth in the Universe Unit
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Product Description
Earth in the Universe
Solar System
Space Exploration
The Moon Phases / Tides/ Eclipses

Yes, this unit covers all of the above! This is a HUGE bundle covering an entire Earth in the Universe Unit. This is specifically tied to North Carolina Essential Standards, or NC Essential Standards for 6th grade. The unit is designed to cover in detail the unpacked standards.

However, this also is an awesome teaching tool for any Earth in the Universe or Solar System Unit. Please check out the preview and read below to see ALL that this unit covers.

-Lesson plans
-Print off of Unpacked Standards for Teacher Notebook.
-Pre-test and Pre-test answer key for Earth/Sun/Moon Relationship
-Post-test and Post-test answer key for Earth / Sun/ Moon Relationship
-Pre-test and Pre-Test answer key for Our Solar System and Space Exploration
-Post-test and Post-test answer key for Our Solar System and Space Exploration
-Whole Unit Pre-Test and Post-Test (if you’d rather combine the entire unit)
-Pre-Test available as a google form as well.
-Study guides to be sent home for each test
-6 Vocab quizzes with answer keys OR 4 condensed quizzes if you need to move faster
-9 pages of Guided Notes and keys
-13 student sheets (graphic organizers, worksheets, review sheets, etc.)
-1 review sheet to go along with a Ck12 article on seasons
-1 Flow Map- great bulletin board idea and student sheet!
-4 Guided Video Notes (must have discovery education account to access 3 of these videos)
-Dozens of video links to YouTube videos that show/explain concepts taught
-589 slides teaching in detail the unpacked standards of this entire unit, necessary background information, and digging deep areas! Things that I require my students to write in their notes are in red
-Journal Prompts throughout the PPT
-2 projects (1 classroom and 1 at home) with directions and rubrics
-Earth-Sun-Moon Relationship BINGO
-Our Solar System Jeopardy Review Game
-Our Solar System / Space Exploration BINGO
-Combined unit Bingo (if you are not separating into 2 sections
-Google Classroom Sorting Activity on Rotation, Revolution, Orbit, Axis
-Google Classroom Sorting Activity on Phases, Eclipses and Tides
-Quizlet Live, Kahoot, Wizer Me and Quizziz links
-Google Form Test Review

1. The relationship between the Earth/Moon/Sun (6.E.1.1)
-Rotation / Revolution of Earth
-The tilt of the earth causing the seasons (equinoxes and solstices)
-Moon Phases
-Causes for and types of Eclipses
-Causes for and types of Tides

2. The make up of the solar system (6.E.1.2)
-The Sun
-Detailed information on each of the 8 planets
-Smaller Bodies: Asteroids, Meteoroids, Comets, Moons
-Reasons why Earth is special and sustains life
-Kuipers Belt and the Oort cloud

3. Space Exploration (6.E.1.3)
-Ways humans have explored space
-Things used for space exploration: Rockets, Space Shuttles, -Space Probes, Space Stations, Satellites, Telescopes
-Information on NASA’s 4 grand observatories
-Products used today as a result of space exploration
-Types of Galaxies

*This is a bundled unit of all of the individual Earth in the Universe products I have listed separately and more!

Check out my bundled word wall that goes along with this unit!
Bundled Science Word Wall

Or just the Earth in the Universe section of the word wall is available here:
Earth in the Universe Vocabulary Word Wall
Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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