The Solar System 3 in 1 SMARTBoard Pack for 4th Grade

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The Solar System 3 in 1 Fourth Grade SMARTBoard Pack is a collection of 3 SMARTBoard presentations relating to the Solar System and other elements of the universe. Each presentation includes SMARTBoard lessons as well as interactive slides and printables. Included are 1. Stars, Constellations, and Galaxies, 2. The Solar System, and 3. The Earth, Moon, and Sun
Stars, Constellations, and Galaxies – A Fourth Grade SMARTBoard Introduction is a SMARTBoard 4th grade level instructional presentation
It includes: a SMARTBoard presentation of the text along with two fully interactive slides that are also available in PDF format to print and issue as classwork, homework, or attach/incorporate into an interactive notebook.

The presentation includes:
• Introduction to solar system terminology (stars, constellations)
• Description of red and blue stars
• Light years explained
• Galaxies (Milky Way and Andromeda) – brief explanation
• Constellations
• Common star patterns (Big Dipper and Orion)
• How the constellations were used by sailors long ago
• The Sun

The last slide is an interactive slide that is included as a printable

The interactive/review slide:
• Students will create their own constellation by drawing a pattern in the box of stars. They then overlap the figure that the constellation represents. Finally a short myth/story about their constellation goes next to the picture

The Solar System – A Fourth Grade SMARTBoard Introduction is a SMARTBoard 4th grade level instructional presentation
It includes: a SMARTBoard presentation of the text along with two fully interactive slides that are also available in PDF format to print and issue as classwork, homework, or attach/incorporate into an interactive notebook.

The presentation includes:
• Introduction to solar system terminology (solar system, planet, gravity, telescope, asteroid, comet, meteor, and meteorite)
• Solar system explanation
• Important astronomy scientists (Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton)
• How the solar system is studied
• Shuttles, space stations, and probes
• Descriptions of the rocky planets and gas giants
• Other items in space (asteroids, comets, and meteoroids)

The last 2 slides are white-background slides used for the printables. The printables are already in PDF form in the package. The white-background pages are not included in the total pages. I include them in case you would like to change any of the data and recreate the printables.

The interactive/review slides and printables:
• Activity one has students identifying terminology through a matching activity. Terms included are meteorite, satellite, solar system, meteoroid, planets, asteroid, astronaut, comet, probe, space shuttle, telescope, and meteor).
• Activity two has students completing a diagram of planet locations in the solar system along with an area to fill in names of planets based on their descriptions.


The Earth, Moon, and Sun – A Fourth Grade SMARTBoard Introduction is a SMARTBoard 4th grade level instructional presentation
It includes: a SMARTBoard presentation of the text along with two fully interactive slides that are also available in PDF format to print and issue as classwork, homework, or attach/incorporate into an interactive notebook.

The presentation includes:
• Introduction to Earth, Moon, and Sun terminology (rotation, axis, revolution, orbit, crater, phases, lunar eclipse, and solar eclipse)
• How day and night occur
• Explanation of apparent motion and shadows
• Discussion about seasons
• Apparent path of the Sun. Picture of Alaska at midday.
• How the Moon “lights up”
• Similarities and differences between the Earth and Moon. Craters explained.
• Phase changes of the Moon
• Description of lunar and solar eclipses

The last 2 slides are white-background slides used for the printables. The printables are already in PDF form in the package. The white-background pages are not included in the total pages. I include them in case you would like to change any of the data and recreate the printables.

The interactive/review slides and printables:
• Activity one has students identifying terminology through a matching activity. Terms included are rotation, solar eclipse, meteoroid, axis, shadow, crater, apparent motion, phases, revolution, orbit, and lunar eclipse.
• Activity two has students completing a Venn Diagram comparing the similarities and differences between the Earth and the Moon.
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The Solar System 3 in 1 SMARTBoard Pack for 4th Grade
The Solar System 3 in 1 SMARTBoard Pack for 4th Grade
The Solar System 3 in 1 SMARTBoard Pack for 4th Grade
The Solar System 3 in 1 SMARTBoard Pack for 4th Grade