These 34 task cards match Virginia's SOL's 4.7 & 4.8 (Earth Patterns, Cycles, & Change). Topics covered are pulled from Virginia's Essential Knowledge from the Curriculum Framework.
Cards 1-10: Earth, Moon, and Sun relationships: rotation, revolution, Earth, Sun, Moon characteristics, famous astronomers (Aristotle, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo), NASA Apollo space missions.
Cards 11- 24: Solar System and Planets: planet names and characteristics, the asteroid belt, terrestrial and gas planet identification, & dwarf planets
Cards 25- 34 Moon Phases: Moon phase order and moon phase identification
Questions are asked in a variety of ways: multiple choice, fill in the blank, choose all that apply, and short answer.
These cards are great to use during your lesson or for test prep!
Recording sheets and an answer key is provided.