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Solar System PBL Unit

January 8, 2020 No Comments

$18.00

This is an interactive Solar System, Project Based Learning Unit and it will help guide your students into learning about the moon’s orbit, role of the moon, phases of the moon, the size of the sun compared to other objects in the solar system, how the sun helps us, the sun’s shadows and the effects of sunrise and sunset. It is complete with a final PBL Project for students to use the information they have learned about. This unit has everything you need to teach about the solar system. Plus it is ALL PLANNED OUT! It is a complete unit to last at least 5 weeks of Science. It even includes art projects!

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This is an interactive Solar System, Project Based Learning Unit and it will help guide your students into learning about the moon’s orbit, role of the moon, phases of the moon, the size of the sun compared to other objects in the solar system, how the sun helps us, the sun’s shadows and the effects of sunrise and sunset. It is complete with a final PBL Project for students to use the information they have learned about. This unit has everything you need to teach about the solar system. It is a complete unit to last at least 5 weeks of Science. It even includes art projects!
 
It includes step by step lesson plans that are very detailed in guiding the teacher. I have done all the planning for you.  The unit has close reading articles about the moon and the sun and they are differentiated to two levels. There are mini books in color and black and white that are all about the sun and the moon. These are differentiated as well. They include comprehension questions abut the close reading articles, technology extensions, a lesson using shadows, interactive solar system orbiting lesson, observations about sunrise and sunset, Moon Journals, Sunrise and Sunset journal, the seasonal patterns of sunrise and sunset, Oreo Moon Phases project, art project about the sun, and writing book project in which they write about seasons.
 
This unit follows 1st grade NGSS Science Standards as well as 1st and 2nd Grade Math and ELA Standards
 
1-ESS1-1s
1-ESS1-2
ESS1.A
ESS1.B
 
Unit Includes
  • Step by Step Lesson Plans for 21 days
  • Mini Books About the Moon & Sun (Differentiated)
  • Close Reading Articles About the Moon and the Sun
  • Comprehension Questions
  • Technology Ideas
  • Phases of the Moon Lessons
  • Moon’s Orbit Lessons
  • Moon Phases Activity using Cookies
  • Moon Journal
  • Sunrise/Sunset Lessons & Journal
  • Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Extension Activities
  • How Big is the Sun Interactive Lesson
  • Interactive Lessons
  • Moon Phases Poster
  • Moon/Sun/Earth Cards
  • Shadow Lesson
  • Sun Catcher Craft
  • Role of the Sun Lessons
  • Assessments- Differentiated
  • End of Unit PBL Project- Seasons Book
  • Presentation Activities
  • Culminating Event Ideas
  • Rubric
 
 
 
 
As always, please contact me with any questions.
 
Thank you so much,
Special Treat Friday, Heather McKinsey
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