Lunar Eclipse Teacher Resources
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Our Solar System
Students use the Internet and other resources to word process a log book describing their "flight" through our solar system. During their "flight," they discover a new planet. They study and describe conditions on this planet. Then the students use their log books to create a PowerPoint presentation so they can share their adventures with the class.
6th - 12th Science
The Earth, Sun, Moon, And Stars
Fifth graders explore the solar system. In this solar system unit, 5th graders investigate numerous projects while rotating through learning centers. Students write about space and construct a space shuttle model. Students practice map skills and investigate constellations.
What's happening to the Sun? A Solar Eclipse
Students explore the concept of a solar eclipse. In this solar eclipse instructional activity students research what a solar eclipse is after reading the book entitled Someone is Eating the Sun. Students then use the program Second Life to explore a solar eclipse and record their observations.
5th - 6th Science
It Doesn't Phase Me
Students examine the cycle and phases of the moon through hands-on activities and the use of technology-based visual models in this late-elementary school Science instructional activity. The instructional activity includes resource links to video clips and website sources.
3rd - 5th Science
Earth is Round?
Third graders discuss how Aristotle concluded that the Earth was round. As a class, they review theories about the Earth's shape and describe how life on Earth would be different if it were flat. Individually, they make a moon book in which they take a pretend journey to the surface.
Astronomy and Me: Moons Over New Haven
Third graders study the features of different moons orbiting the planets. For this astronomy lesson, 3rd graders explore the different phases of the moon using an interactive online website. They compare and contrast the features of the Earth's moon and that of the Jupiter and Saturn.
Introduction to the Nature Journal
Students create nature journals. In this introduction to the nature journal lesson, students discover the uses of nature journals and begin their own. Students are challenged to use vivid, concise terms in their descriptive language. Activities include describing different birds and following the behavior of a species from a webcam.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Observing the Sky
Middle schoolers explore astronomy. In this astronomy lesson, students discuss the history of the movement of celestial bodies and then communicate with other middle schoolers regarding the movements that they observe in the sky nightly. Students respond to discussion questions about the lesson.
6th - 8th Science
Our Solar System: The Moon
Combine an exploration of the solar system with comprehension activities using this resource. Learners complete reading, writing, and science activities related to the book Our Solar System: The Moon. They complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Unit 2 Sun & Stars
Students describe stellar objects using terms such as stars, planets, satellites, orbits and light. In this sun and stars unit, students research stellar objects through seven individual lessons discovering star characteristics, how light and heat are important to living things, the differences among stellar objects, and the solar system.
6th - 7th Math