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The Planets in Our Solar System

Students gain knowledge about earth and space science by studying the nine planets in the solar system as well as their key characteristics. In this solar system lesson, students identify the nine planets. Students work in groups to complete a planet and description matching game. Students make a chart of the planets and their descriptions. Students sing a planet song. Students write a letter about their favorite planet and construct a planet diagram.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 4th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet