Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit

Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
Solar Eclipse 2017 Activities Integrated Thematic Unit
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This thematic unit is full of engaging and quality activities in all areas of curriculum to help students develop a strong conceptual understanding of the upcoming solar eclipse. This is such a unique opportunity for all! Get students exited about this upcoming event on August 21st.
Activities included:
Activity 1: Solar Eclipse: Students read an informational passage and then answer questions.
Activity 2: Solar Eclipse Vocabulary: Definitions, word wall cards, and word wall activities.
Activity 3: Modeling a Solar Eclipse: Students use fruit and a flashlight to model how a solar eclipse occurs.
Activity 4: Eclipse Foldable
Activity 5: Solar Eclipse Safety Poster: Students create a poster about the eclipse and safety precautions.
Activity 6: Making a Pin Hole Viewer: Students use a cardboard box to make a simple pinhole viewer.
Activity 7: Eclipse Myths Students read some eclipse myths from several cultures, and then use creativity to write and draw their own.
Activity 8: Elapsed Time: Students use an time table for this year’s eclipse to answer some questions regarding time.
Activity 9: The Path of Totality: Students read a map with the path of the eclipse and answer questions.
Activity 10: Descriptive Writing: After viewing the eclipse, students write a descriptive essay.
Activity 11: Cinquain Poem: Students write a cinquain poem about an eclipse.
Activity 12: Optional Post Test and Grading Rubric

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