This is a comprehensive planets of the solar system interactive notebook.Inside you will find:
*Order of the Planets Mnemonic Foldable- Two templates. One blank for students to make their own mnemonic device and one with the normal mnemonic device for planets.
*Orbiting the Sun Mini-Lab- Students will use a balloon and a penny to discover orbiting and revolving
*Distance from the Sun Model- Students will create a solar system necklace using beads to show the distance from the sun
*Solar System Match Up- Using orbit, rotate, revolve, and axis
*Play-doh Solar System Model- Students will create a model of solar system using a can of play-doh to show relative sizes of the planets.
Models Pros and Cons- Students will examine common misconceptions of the a picture model of the solar system
*Create your own Solar System- Students will use pictures of the planets to create their own picture model
*Inner and Outer Planet Reading Passage and Notes Foldable
*Planet Facts Foldables- Two templates. One with facts included and one for students to fill in using research of the planets
*Inner and Outer Planets Venn Diagram Cut and Sort
*Planet Poster- Students will create a poster convincing others to travel to a different planet.
This ends up being 18 pages worth of an interactive notebook! There are many places for differentiation added in. For all foldables and activities there are teacher directions and pictures given.
Please look at the preview for some examples.
This product supports TEK 3.8D for science