This diagram shows our cosmic address at a glance. We see our planetary system around the Sun, our stellar neighborhood in our galaxy, our galaxy in the local group of galaxies, and our group in the entire universe. Learn more in the Cullman Hall of.
Me on the Map Flip Book: Students create a flip book to go along with the story Me on a Map by Joan Sweeney. Use this as a tool to help students understand the size order of cities, states, and countries.
This sample map is to be used for First Grade. It simplifies the basics of map lingo and does so in a colorful way. I would laminate and hang in the classroom year round (even after the lesson is over). This is info students should not forget!
SOCIAL STUDIES: A great idea for teaching kids about the important place they play in their community. This helps to build a sense of identity and purpose. I would tweak it a little though so it doesn't look like they are the center of the universe