The position of every known piece of space debris orbiting Earth
"Space Debris I" by German photographer Michael Najjar - each spherule in the picture represents a real existing object orbiting in space around planet Earth.
I would create similar anchor charts with my class when learning new vocabulary and topics (i. astronauts, scientists, etc). These would be continuous supports displayed in the classroom.
First grade anchor chart: rotate vs. Rotation and revolution anchor chart
(Objects in the sky) Sun Thinking Map describing why the sun is the brightest star in the sky. Recognize that the Sun appears large and bright because it is the closest star to Earth.
Moon and Stars Activities for Kids
Explain that stars can be different some are smaller, some are larger, and some appear brighter than others all except the sun are so far away that they look like points of light. Fun Ways to Learn About the Moon and Stars (from Fantastic Fun & Learning)
The Moon Map
"One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". But before we ever landed on the moon, millions of asteroids slammed into it. Now each of those tiny craters has a name, as do the large "seas"
Europa (Vision of the Future, NASA) by Vintage Reproduction, Art Print Poster 11" x 14"
Vintage Astronomy Illustrations - Pics about space
Phases of the Moon We started off by doing a simple brainstorm about all of the space words that come to mind. Then, we did a KWL chart.
SAVED IMAGE HYB I would use this in my unit by having students make their own graphic organizers using either the sun, the earth, or the moon and listing the physical properties of each.
4 new planets that I never knew about. Solar System Information Chart - Fast Facts about our Sun and the 8 planets plus the 5 "dwarf planets" Ceres, Pluto, Makemake, Haumea and Eris
Rosette Nebula (NASA, Spitzer, This infrared image shows the Rosette nebula, a star-forming region more than 5000 ly away in the constellation Monoceros. Lurking inside this nebula are so-called 'danger zones'. These zones surround super hot stat