Updated November 2015!! This SMARTboard lesson is a 24 page instructional unit lesson that covers all of the Virginia fourth grade SOLs for Space. This lessons focuses on:
1 - -Changes in Our Understanding of the Universe/Solar System - Geocentric vs. Heliocentric (Earth Centered vs. Sun Centered) - Aristotle, Ptolemy, Copernicus, & Galileo & our modern understanding of the Universe
2 - Our Solar System - Our Sun, Planets, Moons, Inner & Outer (Terrestrial/Gas Giants) Planets
3 - Sun, Earth, & Moon - a look at them individually & comparisons of them
4 - NASA & Apollo Missions
5 - Moon Phases
6 - Movement of the Sun, Earth, & Moon - Rotation & Revolution
The lesson is filled with interactive activities, websites, & video clips. I also offer the companion interactive notebook to this lesson. I'll be listing the instructional packet soon!