Oreo Phases of the Moon Derrington (I love this idea! A teacher across the hall from me used this idea and I thought it was the cutest idea! What better way to learn about the phases of the moon than with Oreos!
Science Anchor Chart -Solar System: Rotating and Revolving Teaching Special Thinkers. I would use this to teach the difference between the planets rotating and revolving. After this, I could work my way into the stars and different constellations.
Lady in the Moon Mom this idea is for your kids at school. Phases of the Moon Mini-Book. Good extension activity that kids can do at home throughout the unit. Can add compare/contrast section at the end to make it more age appropriate
Could have the kids do this, upload to Edmodo, and then include a write-up explaining the different phases. Hands On Science: Phases of the Moon Activities for Kids - Inspire Creativity, Reduce Chaos & Encourage Learning with Kids
This place has some great science and history ideas for the third grade. These could be edited to work with a higher or lower grade. Third Grade Thinkers: Science: Earth Cycles Need to make sure its accurate to prevent misconceptions!