Earths Place In The Solar System, 35 pages, information, activities, assessments, teacher notes, rubrics and answer keys. solar system, NGSS aligned, middle school NGSS, earth science, physical science, astronomy, the planets, seasons, moon, eclipses, lunar eclipse, solar eclipse
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Thank you for purchasing this NGSS aligned resource “The Earth’s Place In The Solar System”. This resource includes information and activities, which cover the core ideas for the unit “MS-ESS1: Earth’s Place In The Universe” .
Students will read the required information, complete activities, and then assess their learning using the performance based assignments. Each assignment is aligned to the performance standards which are found in the Next Generation Science Standards MS-ESS1: Earth’s Place In the Universe.
Each assignment includes notes, rubrics and an answer key. This resource will cover the following standards and topics.
ESS1.A: The Universe and Its Stars.
ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System.
ESS1.C: The History of Planet Earth.
The planets of the solar system.
The formation of the universe and solar system.
The sun and its composition.
Gravity, and its role in the solar system.
The Earth, and its seasons.
The phases of the moon.
Radiometric dating, and the geological time scale.
This resource is designed to be delivered to your students over a 1-2 week period. Each information sheet, activity and assessment material includes performance and standard indicators, so that you and your students know which standards are being addressed.
I hope that you enjoy this resource.