This mini book is a great way overview of everything you will teach in your solar system unit! It is formatted in half pages, so that students can easily fit this mini book in their notebooks. Each page is interactive with fill in the blanks and questions/coloring opportunities! This mini book covers stars, the sun, planets, the moon, moon phases, seasons, day/night, and planets vs stars.
- 10 page mini book
This mini book covers Georgia Performance Standards:
S4E1. Students will compare and contrast the physical attributes of stars, star patterns, and planets.
a. Recognize the physical attributes of stars in the night sky such as number, size, color and patterns.
b. Compare the similarities and differences of planets to the stars in appearance, position, and number in the night sky.
c. Explain why the pattern of stars in a constellation stays the same, but a planet can be seen in different locations at different times.
d. Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects in the sky.
S4E2. Students will model the position and motion of the earth in the solar system and will explain the role of relative position and motion in determining sequence of the phases of the moon.
a. Explain the day/night cycle of the earth using a model.
b. Explain the sequence of the phases of the moon.
c. Demonstrate the revolution of the earth around the sun and the earth’s tilt to explain the seasonal changes.
d. Demonstrate the relative size and order from the sun of the planets in the solar system.
I hope you and your students enjoy this mini book!
Check out my other Solar System products!
Phases of the Moon Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
Phases of the Moon Crossword Puzzle
Phases of the Moon Classroom Posters
Phases of the Moon PowerPoint and Notes Set
Phases of the Moon Matching Activity
Stars PowerPoint and Notes Set
Planets PowerPoint and Notes Set
Planets QR Code Task Cards – Set of 24
Planets Classroom Posters
Planets Brochure Project
Planet and Star Comparing & Contrasting Sorting Activity
Seasons PowerPoint and Notes Set
Seasons Crossword Puzzle
Seasons Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
Day & Night Cycle PowerPoint and Notes Set
Solar System Internet Scavenger Hunt WebQuest Activity
Solar System Crossword Puzzle
Solar System Vocabulary Matching Activity
Solar System Mini Book
Solar System Word Wall
Solar System Review Task Cards – Set of 32
Solar System Study Guide & Test
Solar System Unit Bundle