Lesson Plan: Journey to the Solar System
Description: In this unit students will discover key characteristics of the sun and planets and their position in the solar system. They will also have the opportunity to learn about astronauts and some of the “vehicles” used for space travel. The students will use the Internet to gather their information.
The lesson plan includes: Description, Suggested Books, Teacher Preparation, Suggested Internet Sites, Procedure/Activities, Assessments and Evaluations, Follow-Up Activities, Sun Paper Plate Craft, Rocket Craft, Building a Solar System Diorama Rubric, Solar System KWL, Word Unscramble, Solar System Crossword, Our Planetary System, Earth Illustrated Acrostic Poem, Planet Coloring Page, The Solar System Word Search.