We found 863 reviewed resources for planets and astronomy
Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
Introduction to Astronomy
12 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWe directly see only four percent of the universe. The video introduces astronomy and encourages viewers to think bigger. Starting with what science is and how we define astronomy, it then continues into the many ways astronomy has...
How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)
3rd - 6th
Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars make up the inner planets in our solar system. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune make up the outer planets. Use this collection of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, and presentations to build young astronomers' knowledge of the eight planets that orbit the sun. Pair with your unit on the solar system, or use in conjunction with the reading comprehension collection titled How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension).
The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy lesson. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read articles, explore...