Solar System Project | Project Based Learning

Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Solar System Project | Project Based Learning
Common Core Standards
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Using this interactive Project Based Learning Solar System Unit, you will guide your students into learning about the phases of the moon, role of the moon, the moon's orbit, role of the sun, the size of the sun compared to other objects in the solar system, the sun's shadows and the effects of sunrise and sunset. It is complete with a final project for students to use the information they have learned about. This unit has everything you need to teach about the solar system. It is a complete unit to last at least 5 weeks of Science. It even includes art projects!

It includes Step by Step lesson plans that are very detailed in guiding the teacher. It has close reading articles about the moon and the sun, they are differentiated to two levels, Colored (Black and White too) Mini Books about the sun and the moon (Differentiated), comprehension questions abut the close reading articles, technology extensions, a lesson using shadows, interactive solar system orbiting lesson, observations about sunrise and sunset, Moon Journals, Sunrise and Sunset journal, the seasonal patterns of sunrise and sunset, Oreo Moon Phases project, art project about the sun, writing book project in which they write about seasons.

This unit follows 1st grade NGSS Science Standards as well as 1st and 2nd Grade Math and ELA Standards

1-ESS1-1

1-ESS1-2

ESS1.A

ESS1.B

Unit Includes

  • Step by Step Lesson Plans for 21 days
  • Mini Books About the Moon & Sun (Differentiated)
  • Close Reading Articles About the Moon and the Sun
  • Comprehension Questions
  • Technology Ideas
  • Phases of the Moon Lessons
  • Moon’s Orbit Lessons
  • Moon Phases Activity using Cookies
  • Moon Journal
  • Sunrise/Sunset Lessons & Journal
  • Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Extension Activities
  • How Big is the Sun Interactive Lesson
  • Interactive Lessons
  • Moon Phases Poster
  • Moon/Sun/Earth Cards
  • Shadow Lesson
  • Sun Catcher Craft
  • Role of the Sun Lessons
  • Assessments- Differentiated
  • End of Unit PBL Project- Seasons Book
  • Presentation Activities
  • Culminating Event Ideas
  • Rubric

For a FREE Moon Lesson, and a sneak peak at the Moon Unit, check out the FREE Cookie Moon Phases Unit.

If you do not want to do the Project Based Learning part, you may also be interested my Solar System Unit.

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Total Pages
257 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 months
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