This unit covers moon phases, rotation and revolution of earth, moon and sun, why we have seasons, and comparing sizes of earth, sun, and moon. It also includes a jigsaw that allows students to learn other facts about space and the history of our understanding of space. It is aligned to 4th grade Virginia SOLs and utilizes MacMillan / McGraw-Hill Science text, BUT its use is not mandatory. There are excellent space resources available to use with this unit.
Includes: 6 lessons, jigsaw worksheets, partner study card (make copy/pair of students), 2 study guides, quiz and test with keys.
by Lisa Connors