Introduction to the interactions of the Sun, Moon, and Earth.
Used it with my 6th grade classes and it went well.
Size of the Earth
What makes Earth a terrestrial planet
How long a complete rotation and revolution take
Simulation on the Sun being the center of the solar system
How the Earth revolves around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth.
Size comparison of the Moon, Earth, and Sun
How the visible reflection of the Sun on the Moon influences the phases of the Moon viewed on earth.
A build your own solar system simulation
How fast are we moving through space right now.
If the students have headphones with this lesson it works better because there are 2 video clips from youtube on the sheet.
* I upload the worksheet to my webpage so it is easier for students to download and just click through the page on their computer.