Space Unit: The Planets, The Moon, Constellations, and More...

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Updated 1/8/15: Space Booklet was redesigned so that it is easier to print and assemble.


Are you looking for a FUN and INTERACTIVE unit to teach your students all about space including the planets, the moon, the constellations, etc... If so, then look no further.

This 117 page packet is ALL you need to teach a unit on SPACE!

In this packet you will find the following:

Literature Resources pg. 3

Website Resources pg. 4

Lesson Plan Suggestions pg. 5-6

Writing Assessment pg. 7-15

KWL Charts (sized for science notebook) pg. 16-17

The Sun, the Earth, & the Moon posters pg. 18-20

The Sun, Earth, and Moon flip book pg. 21-23

Craft-ivity #1- Model of Earth and moon’s orbit of the Sun pg. 24-25

What causes day and night? Student Simulation pg. 26

When can the moon be seen? Student Simulation pg. 27-29

Phases of Moon Calendar pg. 30

Phases of Moon poster pg. 31

Phases of Moon Oreo activity pg. 32-33

Phases of the Moon Box Activity pg. 34-38

Phases of the moon Test pg. 40

Solar and Lunar Eclipse poster pg. 40

Solar and Lunar Eclipse student simulation pg. 41-44

Seasons poster pg. 45

The 4 Seasons Poster pg. 46

Seasons- Location of the Sun & Earth pg. 47

The Reason for Seasons simulation pg. 48-49

Writing Connection- My Favorite Season pg. 50-51

Solar System Book pg. 52-63

Solar System posters pg. 64-75

The Order of the Planets Test pg. 76

Solar System Vocab. Test pg. 77

Solar System Test pg. 78-80

Answer Keys pg. 81-82

Fun Space Facts poster pg. 83

Stars and Constellations Posters pg. 84-94

Space Vocab. pg. 95

Space Vocab. Words Flash Cards pg 96-103

Vocab. Picture Cards pg. 104-114

Awesome Astronaut Award pg. 115

Thank You pg. 116-117

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

Ancient Stories of the 12 Zodiac Constellations

Solar System Craft-ivity

Space: Model of the Earth and moon's orbit

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