Space: Model of Earth & Moon's orbit

Grade Levels
1st - 5th
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5 pages


One of the biggest misconceptions that students have is that they believe that the Sun travels around the Earth. My students were no exception...

That is why I created this model that allows students to manipulate the Earth and the moon in order to gain a better understanding. With this activity, your students will be able to orbit the Earth around the Sun as well as move the moon around the Earth. After this craftivity your students will no longer have the same misconception.

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:0) Melissa


If you'd like to check out a few more resources I have on space then feel free to click on the links below.:

Space Unit: The Planets, the Moon, Constellations, and more

Solar System Craft-ivity

Ancient Stories of the 12 Zodiac Constellations

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