Venus Teacher Resources
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Plants Scavenger Hunt Activity
The hunt is on! Provide young botanists with a list of eighteen plant-related questions and let them loose as they search for answers on corresponding fact cards. Perform this activity in the classroom or use it as an opportunity to take the kids outside.
3rd - 8th Science
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the activities would be great for the whole classroom, independent work, or homeschool settings.
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Aspiring astronomers solve problems involving mixed units of the same attribute, including time, money, length, and area. They convert large numbers into scientific notation, then compute and compare ratios to explain why drawing completely accurate scale drawings of the solar system is not feasible.
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Kinesthetic Astronomy: Mars Opposition Dance
Your class will watch as one child orbits the sun as Earth, while another orbits as Mars. If the timing is right, they will see the repetitive dance between the two planets and discover how often they are opposite from each other. For high schoolers, follow this activity by having them apply Newton's universal law of gravitation to compute their motions mathematically.
3rd - 8th Science
Defining Girl Power: Finding Self in the Media
Eighth graders compare the different images of girls and women in the media. In this cultural lesson, 8th graders compare and contrast healthy and unhealthy body images of women. Students analyze how media influences girls attitudes towards their appearance and sexuality.
8th Social Studies & History
Geologic Features of Venus
Learners, after being given extensive information on surface roughness on Venus and a presentation on the electromagnetic spectrum, are introduced to the use of radar images for geologic feature identification. They explore the reflection of NASA and its findings with radar images as well.
8th - 11th Science
Math Skiils: Comparing Integers on a Number Line
Here is an attractive assignment that instructs learners how to compare more than one integer on a number line. After the lesson, three practice problems follow. They require learners to place integers on a number line and then order from least to greatest, use inequality symbols to compare pairs of integers, and finally list planets in order of the hottest temperature to coldest.
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Space Science: Phases of the Moon
Looking for a terrific activity on the phases of the moon that has lots of good worksheets? With two excellent websites are embedded in the plan, the activity is sure to spark some interest in your astronomy unit. Some common misconceptions regarding the moon are also put to rest.
6th - 7th Science
Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection between art and literature for your class.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Our Solar System and Seasons
Sixth graders investigate the relative diameters of planets and distances between them and the cause for seasons on Earth using the 5-E Learning Model. They appreciate the size and distances involved with objects in the real universe. Students explore why Earth experiences seasons, and discover the climatic differences between the poles, middle latitudes and the equator.
How Much Does It Really Weigh - Enrichment 7.7
In this multiplying decimals worksheet, students research the weight of 10 common objects on Earth, then multiply by a decimal factor to find the weight of each object on the different planets. Students research how scientists calculate the mass and radius of planets, then write a paragraph describing the methods.
6th - 9th Math
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is easily available to you?
9th - 12th Science
The Weather Classroom - Atmosphere
Meteorology learners explore the weight of air, layers of the atmosphere, and air pressure action through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on group activities. Enough discussion prompts, background information, student handouts, and internet resources are provided to build a complete atmosphere mini-unit.
5th - 8th Science