Students will construct models that demonstrate the relationship of the Sun, Earth, and Moon, including orbits and positions.
Materials needed: small ruler with binder holes on either side, golf Ts, yellow balloon, small straw, ping pong ball, silly putty.
Students will create their own model, and actually see how the Earth revolves around the sun, AS it rotates on its axis, AND will also see how the Moon revolves around the Earth.
Still photos included for assistance.
Also includes 3 assessment items at the end to check mastery.