The Earth in Space

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Skim the surface of the earth with this brief, compact, summary of outer space. The sun, stars, galaxies, planets, and phases of the moon can be found in this all-in-one resource. Seventh graders will enjoy these simple worksheets to do in class or at home.   

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use resource for different lab activities during class, each activity is simple enough to rotate through all in one class period
  • As scientists are working on a worksheet, another group can be using scientific equipment to simulate activity presented
  • Task can also be used as formative assessments 
Classroom Considerations

 

  • Lesson covers a wide scope of information but without depth of concept
  • Resource is a quick summary of space without substance; assumes kids already has knowledge of concept
  • Some worksheets are a full page while others are two worksheets on one page; be sure to copy correctly or cut
Pros

  • Multiple easy-to-read worksheets  
  • Great for a quick review for earth and space sciences
  • Resource includes assessment and answer key
Cons

  • Content is good, but not a lot of space provided to answer questions