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!
Students were asked to make a model of their understanding of how the Earth, moon and sun move in relation to each other. These are some initial stages of their models. At the end of the unit, we will see if their understanding changes!
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.
Earth’s Place in the Universe Interactive Organizers for an interactive science notebooks for earth space unit. This 221 page resource is aligned to the Next Generation Middle School Earth and Space Science Standards