Connections: Astronomy, Mythology, And Music
Third graders listen to and study Gustav Holst's, "The Planets Suite" as they participate in language arts, math, history, and astronomy activities in this unit. They create graphs, discover planets, draw pictures and make music.
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Science Lesson Plan: Our Solar System: I Wonder?
Ever wonder why Pluto isn't considered a planet? Or how large the Earth is compared to the other inner planets? Explore the universe with a series of projects that simulate different aspects of our solar system. The activities require...
2nd - 4th Science
Kinesthetic Astronomy: The Meaning of a Year
How many times have you traveled around the sun? Aspiring astronomers grasp what a year is and they differentiate between orbit and rotation by walking around the sun right within your classroom. Place a lamp in the center of the room to...
3rd - 8th Science
Universal Myths and Symbols: Animal Creatures and Creation
Students examine the role of mythology in their own lives. After reading stories, they discover the various theories on the origins of the universe and compare the symbols used by different cultures. To end the lesson, they research a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Communicating Through Sight and Sound - Senufo Drum from West Africa
Students research the Senufo Drum. In this drum instructional activity, students explore the Senufo Drum from West Africa to find its purpose, sounds and symbols. They create their own drum with symbols that reflect their life.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts