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Solar System Unit

Introduce students to the wonders of the cosmos through this high-quality Solar System Unit—centered around the essential question, “Why are we considered a solar system?” This comprehensive unit guides students through a captivating journey to understand the intricacies that define our celestial neighborhood.

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Introduce students to the wonders of the cosmos through this high-quality Solar System Unit—centered around the essential question, “Why are we considered a solar system?” This comprehensive unit guides students through a captivating journey to understand the intricacies that define our celestial neighborhood.

 

In this immersive unit, students delve into the captivating realms of asteroids, comets, meteors, and the contrasting geocentric and heliocentric models that shaped our understanding of the cosmos throughout history. The curriculum introduces students to the intricacies of our planetary system, distinguishing between jovian and terrestrial planets, and utilizes a solar system data chart to foster a deeper comprehension of each celestial body.

 

To enhance the learning experience, stimulating visuals and interactive review questions are strategically incorporated, making abstract astronomical concepts accessible and engaging for students. By the end of the Solar System Unit, students will have gained a profound understanding of our place in the universe, equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of the celestial elements that define us as a solar system.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Our Solar System Lesson Plan
  • Our Solar System PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Planet Research Project
  • Planets Quiz & Answer Key
  • Solar System Quiz & Answer Key
  • Solar System Data & Ellipses Practice Packet & Answer Key
  • Solar System & Ellipses Quiz & Answer Key
  • Scale Model of the Solar System Lab & Answer Key
  • Scale Model of the Solar System Lab Data Cards
  • Our Solar System Writing Prompt Assignment

 

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Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 140+
Teaching Duration: 2 Weeks

 

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