Free template to create model to show earth orbits the sun, the moon travels around the earth.

FREEBIE: Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth (could teach earth sun moon relationships)

Teach how the earth goes around the sun, with a marble in a pie pan!

Teach how the earth goes around the sun, with a marble in a pie pan! Or upper grades could put the earth in the middle, the moon is the ball & use a flash light for the sun.

Third Grade Thinkers: Science: Earth Cycles. I can also use this as 4th grade review when they forget that they learned this in 3rd grade

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!

Seasons Reason Anchor Chart (Northern Hemisphere)

Seasons Reason Anchor Chart (Northern Hemisphere) A good model to have in the classroom so students can understand why we have different seasons.

Fifth Grade Earth & Space Science Worksheets: Solar and Lunar Eclipses

Solar and Lunar Eclipses

To demonstrate why we have seasons. The marshmallows represent Earth, the toothpick is the axis. Shows the tilt of the Earth never changes. My kids loved it!

To demonstrate why we have seasons. The marshmallows represent Earth, the toothpick is the axis. Shows the tilt of the Earth never changes. My kids loved it!

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!

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!

You can craft your model of the sun, Earth and moon in less than an hour.

How to Make a 3D Model of the Sun, Earth & Moon


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You can craft your model of the sun, Earth and moon in less than an hour.

You can craft your model of the sun, Earth and moon in less than an hour.

Sun Earth and Moon Model. Cheap and Easy!  We painted ours instead of using crayons.  They are so bright and colorful.

Preschool Crafts for Kids*: Sun, Earth, Moon Model Craft The Earth goes round the Sun. The moon goes round the Earth. Make these to help kids visualize it.

Solar System: Rotating and Revolving     Teaching Special Thinkers

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.

Distance of planets from sun w/ toilet paper-my kids loved this! OMG future teachers!! soooo cool

Toilet Paper science: Mercury, the closest planet to the sun was 3 sheets of toilet paper from the sun. Neptune, the farthest planet from the sun, was 224 sheets of toilet paper from the sun.

Earth Sun and Moon model This working model of the Sun, Moon and Earth demonstrates the basic relationships of rotation, night and day, seasons and phases of moon.

Earth Sun and Moon model This working model of the Sun, Moon and Earth demonstrates the basic relationships of rotation, night and day, seasons and phases of moon.

Sun Hats & Wellie Boots: Simple Quick & Easy Models of the Sun, Moon & Earth for Kids to Make

Here's a simple way to explore the solar eclipse with young children. These models of the sun, moon & earth are quick & easy to create & .

Solar eclipse

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

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