Solar System Science Unit K-3

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Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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28 pages
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This unit contains:

Moon KWL Chart
Crater Lab 1
Crater Lab 2
Phases of the Moon Flip Book
Layers of the Earth Dessert
Layers of the Earth Labeling Worksheet
Layers of the Earth Graphing
Layers of the Earth Graphing Questions
Planet Lap Book Overview
Planet Lap Book Organizers
Report Graphic Organizer
Review Sheet

How I use this unit:
I teach science twice a week for 30 minutes and break it up like this:

Lesson 1- Moon KWL. Show a variety of pictures.
Lesson 2- Crater labs. I split the class in half and have them work in groups.
Lesson 3- Phases of the Moon overview.
Lesson 4- Phases of the Moon flip book.
Lesson 5- Layers of the Earth dessert and graphing.
Lesson 6- Constellations. Show pictures and have students make their own using black paper and a white crayon.
Lesson 7- The planets and their order from the Sun.
Lesson 8- Students design their lap book cover.
Lesson 9 and on- Each lesson we learn about a new planet and the students add information to their planet lap book.
Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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