Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth. Great manipulative to help explain the concept. Identify and describe characteristics of the sun, Earth and moon as familiar objects in the solar system.
on black paper (do galaxay watercolor bkgd for Sun, Earth, and Moon model for outer space, solar system, or astronomy theme unit for kids. Great science AND art project for preschool or elementary age.
Interactive science activity helps clear up misconceptions about how the earth and moon orbit the sun.
Earth’s Orbit Misconception
This week we started our unit on space and we’ve been having SO.MUCH.FUN learning all about the Sun, the Earth, and the moon! Can I just tell you how impressed I am by how much information my kiddos have learned in just a few short day… It just goes to prove that when kids are engaged, learning takes place To begin our unit, I decided to tackle one of the biggest MISCONCEPTIONS I noticed my class was having…. Many of the kids believed that the Sun travels around, the Earth. Can you blame...
Make Your Own Earth and Moon Orbiting the Sun
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