Earth in the Universe
The Moon Phases / Tides/ Eclipses
Yes, this unit covers all of the above! This is a 844 slide PPT 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 PPT 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. This unit is my biggest unit yet, for the same amazing price! Please check out the preview and read below to see ALL that this unit covers.
Included in the PPT are:
-Assessments and keys (2 pre-tests, 2 post-tests, 6 vocab quizzes),
-Unpacked standards for plan book
-Guided notes (scaffolded notes) for students who need modifications with answer keys
-7 graphic organizers
-1 flow map ( I use this as an outline for a bulletin board),
-3 guided video notes (must have discovery education account to access two of the videos)
-1 template to make a moon phase pinwheel
-1 template to make a planet research book
-Reason for the Seasons Class Project
-568 slides of the PPT 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 PPT
-2 Bingo Games
-1 Jeopardy Game
The unit covers:
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)
-Causes for and types of Eclipses
-Causes for and types of Tides
2. The make up of the solar system (6.E.1.2)
-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 matter section of the word wall is available here:
Earth in the Universe Vocabulary Word Wall