Space Stations {A Big Science Stations Unit}

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Space Stations: A Big Science Stations Unit {planets and cycles in space}

Space! includes 9 station activities to use with upper elementary students. The centers focus on the planets, Sun-Earth-Moon system, and patterns of change in space.

A lot of the stations are open-ended and may not have precise answers. Students are encouraged to think and analyze in order to draw conclusions about space.

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Stations:
Read It: Students read 3 information cards and identify the physical features of the Sun, our moon, and Earth.

Create It: Students use materials available to show how the sun appears to move across the sky due to Earth rotating on its axis.

Tech It: Students watch two video clips and take online quizzes.

Match It: Students match Patterns of Change cards to Description Cards, then complete a chart with information about each change. Included: shadows, seasons, lunar cycle, day and night, and tides.

Analyze It: Students analyze a photo that shows half the moon and half the Earth lit and draw conclusions.

Draw It: Students draw the lunar cycle and predict the days that three phases will occur.

Explore It: Students create a model using materials available to show day and night. They draw a diagram of the model, then explain the benefits and limitations.

Explain It: Students analyze a table with the length of rotation for the eight planets. They make three observations and draw a conclusion.

Sort It: Students put the Planet Cards in order from the sun, draw it, then explain the limitations of the model.

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3. Please don't purchase both this file and the BIG Science Stations Units Bundle. You will have duplicate items.

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Space Stations {A Big Science Stations Unit}
Space Stations {A Big Science Stations Unit}
Space Stations {A Big Science Stations Unit}
Space Stations {A Big Science Stations Unit}