ASTRONOMY LESSONS, WORKSHEETS,
Students discuss planets and other celestial bodies found in our galaxy.
Students calculate how much they would weigh and how high they could jump on other planets and the moon.
How To Make A Model Saturn
Students use common materials to make a model of Saturn. This page also contains discussion of Saturn and its rings.
Students play Planet Tic-Tac-Toe, covering their boards in response to questions about the planets.
Solar System Search
Students label and color a worksheet, following prompts about the planets read by the teacher.
The Planets and Moons of Our Solar System
Students complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet about the relationships between planets and their moons.
The Path to Mars
Students compare geological features of the Earth and Mars.
Student groups build three-dimensional models of the solar system to understand the relative size of the planets and distance from each other and the sun.
Students create planetary profiles for the planets in our solar system.
Liftoff Into Space
Students learn about the space race and create a timeline of key events in the history of space exploration.
People and Space
Students learn about dehydration of foods for space missions.
Life in Space: International Space Station
Students learn about life on the International Space Station.
Students discuss the possibility of a manned mission to Mars and design rovers.
Sunrise, Sunset: Apparent Motion of the Sun
Students discuss sunrise, sunset, and apparent motion of the sun.
Students learn about different kinds of stars and their life cycles.