We found 793 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...
Looking Inside Planets
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewResearchers use scientific data to understand what is inside each of the planets. The first in a series of six, this lesson builds off of that concept by having pupils use a data table to create their own scale models of the interiors of...
How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)
3rd - 6th Science
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...