This interactive internet scavenger hunt is aligned to various space
standards. It provides students with an engaging way to learn about planets, the moon, stars, day and night cycle, and seasons. You can use the activity as an introductory activity, a reinforcement activity, homework, or a review activity. The units can be used as one big internet scavenger hunt or certain sections can be assigned to students as you teach them in class. Students will love learning about the planets by using various websites with different pictures, interactive features, and videos. Students explore the mr.nussbaum.com, ducksters.com, and other websites to answer various questions. An answer key is included for teachers.
Material Covered Includes:
- Order of planets from the sun
- Inner & Outer Planets
- What the planets look like, relative size of planets, distance from sun
- Phases of the Moon
- Types of stars, different temperatures, colors, and sizes
- Lifecycle of a star
- Day & Night Cycle
I hope that you and your students enjoy this engaging and technology based activity! Please remember to leave me feedback!
- Kara Lee