Earth, Sun, and Moon
In this identify the part of Earth that is nighttime worksheet, students view sets of pictures of locations of the sun and Earth and shade in the part of Earth which is in darkness. Students shade 6 pictures.
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Why Does the Moon Orbit Earth?
Have you ever looked up at the moon and wondered why it looks different every night? Learn about the moon's orbit and the lunar cycle with a reading comprehension exercise. Using context clues, kids find the definitions of unfamiliar...
2nd - 3rd Science CCSS: Designed
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