Space Unit: Solar System and Astronomy

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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This thematic unit is choc-full of activities designed to promote conceptual understanding of science concepts related to our solar systerm. Aligned to NGSS and suitable for grades 3-6
Activities Include:
*relative distances of planets activity using toilet paper squares
*gravity activities to uncover common misconceptions
*investigation of mass and weight on different planets
*creation of a sun dial to help understand shadows and the movement of the Earth in relation to the sun
*Layers of the Atmosphere activity
*Investigating Constellations
*Individual planet pages for reports or interactive notebooks
*Task Cards with or without QR codes for centers and independent review of the unit
Many opportunities to integrate ELA and Common Core Math Standards.

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Total Pages
41
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Space Unit:  Solar System and Astronomy
Space Unit:  Solar System and Astronomy
Space Unit:  Solar System and Astronomy
Space Unit:  Solar System and Astronomy
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