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Earth's Movement in Space
Young scholars explain how the Earth's tilt and rotation causes night and day. In this earth science lesson, students determine how seasonal changes are caused by Earth's revolution. They play a jeopardy team game at the end of the unit to review concepts learned.
7th - 8th Science 50 Views 227 Downloads
Students explore space science by utilizing education software. In this moon cycles lesson, students discuss the importance of the moon and the different phases we observe from earth. Students demonstrate the earth's orbit by creating a diagram and utilizing SMART board software.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Effective and Alternative Secondary Education: Planets in the Solar System
This is a complete packet consisting of three lessons about the origin of the solar system, the sun, and the planets. Work in this packet is meant to be self-directed; learners go at their own pace and instructions direct them on how to proceed through the readings and activities.
7th - 12th Science 43 Views 244 Downloads
Kelper's Laws Lab
Using an online planetary simulator, astrophysics students explore each of Kepler's laws. The 13-page printable handout walks them through the activity, which also includes using string, pushpins, and a pencil to model three different ellipses.
9th - 12th Science 16 Views 14 Downloads
How was our solar system and earth formed? Sal hypothesizes that a Supernova was most likely the catalyst that spawned our sun and consequently our solar system. He thoroughly explains the formation of the moon and the Earth using a 'time clock' diagram and multiple images.
10 mins 10th - 12th Science 10 Views 9 Downloads
The Building Blocks
This PowerPoint is a comprehensive review of all the facts related to an atom's basic structure and function. What makes this unique is that it is geared toward an audience of junior geologists. After introducing the periodic table of elements, the composition of Earth's crust is mentioned.
7th - 12th Science 31 Views 78 Downloads
Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight
Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams explain how to overcome gravity and enter the orbit of other planets.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 9 Downloads
Earth Science Regents: The Ellipse
Starting with the instructions to draw an ellipse, and with great pictures, this sheet should help your pupils learn the shapes and measurements involved. Using push pins and string, your class can discover the axis and focus points (foci).
7th - 11th Math 5 Views 34 Downloads
Why The Full Moon is Better in Winter
Did you ever wonder which season is best for viewing the full moon? Didn't think so, but you may be fascinated by the answer. In about a minute and a half, find out why winter wins the honor. The tilt of Earth''s axis is the main contributor.
2 mins 5th - 9th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Earth in the Solar System
A three-week unit designed to be completed in an elementary level, dual-language immersion classroom, this resource includes several lessons intended to introduce young learners to the solar system, the Earth and how the Earth compares to the other planets in Spanish.
1st - 6th Science 81 Views 314 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009
This extensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 31 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer questions refer to pages in the answer booklet.
9th - 12th Science 29 Views 190 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and more! An entire year's earth science curriculum is assessed by taking this exam.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 223 Downloads
Solar Arrays for the Space Station
Students explore the challenges that are faced when transporting materials into space. They review the various forms of energy, including solar arrays, that are used on the International Space Station and how generating this energy calls for collaboration between researches on earth and in space.
K - 4th Science 11 Views 26 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2007
This comprehensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer questions refer to pages in the answer booklet.
9th - 12th Science 23 Views 120 Downloads
Seasons Worksheet #1
First, your earth science pupils determine what season is depicted in a diagram of the tilted Earth as it receives radiation from the sun. They answer multiple choice questions about occurrences at different points on Earth in the diagram. Finally, they choose a diagram of the sun's path across the sky during an indicated season.
6th - 9th Science 18 Views 75 Downloads