Solar System Science Unit

Solar System Science Unit

Looking for fun and engaging Solar System activities? This All About Solar System resource has everything you need for an interactive science unit in your classroom. It includes posters, word cards, nonfiction unit booklet, lap book guide, solar system activities, workbook, answer key, graphic organizers, and writing activities. This comprehensive packet includes 5 pdf files: Solar System Booklet, Posters and Word Cards, Solar System Workbook, Lap Book Guide, and Writing Activities Booklet. All About the Solar System Booklet ☼ What is the solar system? ☼ How did the solar system form? ☼ What are the inner planets? ☼ What are the outer planets? ☼ What are dwarf planets? ☼ What are comets? ☼ What are asteroids? ☼ What are meteors? ☼ How do scientists study the solar system? ☼ What will happen to the solar system if the Sun dies or stops burning? ☼ Fun Facts ☼ Recommended Books and Videos ☼ ACTIVITIES ☼ Planet Research Pop-Up Card ☼ Solar System Mobile ☼ Bouncy Planets ☼ Making Impact Craters ☼ Nebula Jar ☼ Building a Balloon Rocket ☼ Astronaut Craft ☼ Astronaut Glove Box Solar System Workbook ☼ Crossword Puzzle ☼ Word Search ☼ The Solar System ☼ Which Planet Is It? ☼ Phases of the Moon ☼ Fact or Opinion ☼ Reading Comprehension: Mercury ☼ Reading Comprehension: Venus ☼ Reading Comprehension: Earth ☼ Reading Comprehension: Mars ☼ Reading Comprehension: Jupiter ☼ Reading Comprehension: Saturn ☼ Reading Comprehension: Uranus ☼ Reading Comprehension: Neptune ☼ Which Space Object Is It? ☼ Which Dwarf Planet Is It? ☼ Studying Space Objects ☼ Answer Key ☼ Certificate of Achievement Posters and Word Cards ☼ 28 Posters ☼ 28 Word Cards See sample word cards here. Lap Book Guide Matching Reading to Writing Booklet ☼ Before Reading ☼ K-W-L ☼ The Eight Planets ☼ Note-taking ☼ Identifying the Main Idea and Supporting Details ☼ Author’s Purpose ☼ After Reading ☼ Further Research ☼ Expository Writing ☼ Story Writing Looking for Other Nonfiction Units? Check out the following resources: Science Units Solar System Matter Energy Weather
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Our Solar System / Planets Fact Sheets

Our Solar System / Planets Fact Sheets

11 Fact Sheets –one for each planet in our solar system including the Sun and the Moon: brief descriptions and table including type, diameter, distance from Sun, how many hours for a day, how many days for a year, temperature on the surface, number of rings, number of moons, first time recorded and by whom it was recorded by. Suggest folding in half and laminate. Space/ Our Solar System / Planets Word Mats 5 Word Mats including 3 x with definitions of related topic words in alphabetic order; 1 x table with detailed information about each planet; 1x image of our solar system’s planets and their orbits ( 2 versions! including one in full colour background). Suggest laminating. Other resources on TES: I have created a variety of worksheets - some can be used with the help of information texts or/and Internet as a means to record answers as well as further activities that can be linked to other Science topics ( Forces & Materials) Thanks for looking :)
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Our Solar System / Planets Worksheets

Our Solar System / Planets Worksheets

I have created a variety of worksheets - some can be used with the help of information texts or/and Internet as a means to record answers. • Fill in the missing words to complete fact sheets about the Sun and each planet and Moon in our solar system • Temperatures : identify the planets different temperatures and write their names on the thermometer (use table about planets – included) • Match descriptions to pictures of planets (cut and paste) • Cut out pictures of Sun, planets and Moon to create our solar system and how planets orbit around the Sun or/and create a line diagram to show the distance each planet have from the Sun • Label planets orbiting in our solar system • In Orbit: fill in the missing words to complete facts about our Earth, Moon and Sun’s orbits • Space Exploration: fill in the missing words to complete facts about different spacecrafts Further activities that can be linked to other Science topics • Gravity Pulls: work out own weight in Newtons; how much you weigh if you were on the Moon • Gravity and Other Forces: complete facts about different forces using terms ‘gravity, air resistance, thrust and friction’. • Solids, Liquids and Gases: Draw lines to sort each of these materials into the correct group; recognize what different planets (Mars, Earth, Saturn) are made of • Dissolving and Separating: carry fair tests to find out which materials dissolves in water; in cold water; and in hot water Thanks for looking :)
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Magnets: magnetic and non-magnetic materials clip art

Magnets: magnetic and non-magnetic materials clip art

Super cute Magnets. Original Artwork 33 Colour png images - transparent backgrounds. 300 dpi Credit Required: Please credit Katqatresources with a clickable link somewhere in your pdf, blog, and anywhere the images are used. Without credit, I do not allow this use. The following uses are NOT allowed: -Selling product as is -Claiming product as your own -Redistributing graphics -Collage sheets -Digital Scrapbooking -Print on demand (ex. Zazzle, Café Press) -Mass Production -Using product in editable files such as .doc, .eps, .ai, etc. -Loading images to blogs & websites as is. This would allow anyone to right click and take the product. It must be part of a creation or design. If you would like to use these designs for mass printing please contact me on @katherinemtr Instagram. .
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The Environment/ Saving Our Planet / Nature Conservation Handouts (SAVE 65%)

The Environment/ Saving Our Planet / Nature Conservation Handouts (SAVE 65%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore a number of environmental issues including air and water pollution, genetic engineering, climate change and nuclear radiation. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, definitions matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. Full answer keys are included.
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Water Cycle Investigation

Water Cycle Investigation

Students observe a closed system using a bowl containing some water that is sealed with plastic wrap. They explain their observations and relate their explanations of the water cycle.
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The Dangers of Water Pollution - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The Dangers of Water Pollution - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the effects of water pollution on the flaura and fauna as well as on human health, its applications as well as its possible adverse effects and benefits. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, an in class discussion, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
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KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Earth Scavenger Hunt

Earth Scavenger Hunt

Earth Scavenger Hunt:- Purpose : At the end of this Scavenger hunt students will be able to learn the Earth/Solar system basic Science & vocabulary on it. Print the 16 Scavenger Hunt cards on card stock or brightly -colored paper and cut them apart along the black lines. Make copies of the Scavenger Hunt questions worksheet. Each student needs a copy. Place the Scavenger Hunt cards around your classroom where students will be able to find them. You can put them on chairs, on the computer keyboard, on the back of your classroom door, on the sides of student desks, on the chalkboard or wherever you like. Students have to search the room and find all of the sentence cards to answer the questions. You can differentiate by having students work alone or with a classmate
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A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

A Brief History of NASA - Reading Comprehension Text #GoogleExpeditions

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes in the history of NASA from the Cold War to organizing the first colonies in Mars. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a matching exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions NASA virtual reality trip!
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The Life Cycle Of A Star - Reading Comprehension Text

The Life Cycle Of A Star - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes what scientist currently believe to be the life circle of stars from heat clashing nebulas to massive supernovae. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
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Reduce Reuse Recycle Sorting Activity

Reduce Reuse Recycle Sorting Activity

This resource is perfect for your Reduce Reuse Recycle Unit or any other caring for the environment study. It has 15 sorting cards to cut and paste into either the reduce, reuse or recycle areas on a ‘Y’ chart. I used this activity to start a ‘Trash to Treasure’ unit that my class did. I have included both a color version and a black and white version for you to choose from
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The extraordinary story of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

The extraordinary story of Stephen Hawking - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the most influential scientist, professor and author of the 21st century, Stephen Hawking . After carefully reading the text / bio, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
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Summer Practice Packet: Kindergarten

Summer Practice Packet: Kindergarten

Looking for worksheets to help prevent Summer Slide for your graduating kindergarteners? Topics include addition, colors, shapes, and more. A printable activity tracker is also included in the packet for students to keep track of how many activities they’ve completed! Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more printable and digital resources for preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up. Plus, if you invite families to create FREE classroom-linked accounts, you’ll be able to assign digital Learning Activities that your students can access at home all summer long.
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Star Wars Day Assembly / Lesson – May the Force, Fourth, Quiz, Activity, Presentation, 2018

Star Wars Day Assembly / Lesson – May the Force, Fourth, Quiz, Activity, Presentation, 2018

Visual 30+ page presentation for an assembly or lesson on Star Wars Day with accompanying quiz worksheet. Star Wars day is on May the 4th 2018. Includes: • important vocabulary • key information about Star Wars day • what is Star Wars? Star Wars films • characters, plot, setting, the Force • the success of Star Wars • the first Star Wars Day • Star Wars Day celebrations • the fantasy genre • interactive ‘Speak like Yoda’ activity • ‘Complete the Star Wars Quote’ activity • interactive anagram activity • quiz • useful information and images, Star Wars galaxy map • video and website links and more! Please note that the quiz questions on the worksheet are the same as those on the presentation and that the answers to the quiz are at the end of the presentation. This resource is fully editable and could be used for an interactive assembly or a lesson. All images are copyright free. Please leave a review if you find this useful. Thank you! You may be also be interested in these resources: VE Day Presentation/ Lesson, Ramadan 2018 Presentation/ Lesson , The Royal Wedding Presentation/ Lesson TAGS: Star Wars Day Lesson, Star Wars Day Quiz, Star Wars Day Assembly, May the Fourth Lesson, May the Fourth Quiz, May the Force Assembly
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Scientists and Inventors   -  PowerPoint and Worksheets Big Bundle

Scientists and Inventors - PowerPoint and Worksheets Big Bundle

<strong>Scientists and Inventors - PowerPoint and Worksheets Big Bundle </strong> My complete Scientists and Inventors resources collection – Let’s learn about famous scientists This download is a collection of resources which teach children about famous scientist and inventors. Each resource has detailed PowerPoint on the inventor’s life, achievements, inventions and facts. There are also differentiated worksheets to allow children to demonstrate their understanding. Each resource includes: Complete PowerPoint Worksheets (x3 differentiated) Blank worksheet for answers Answer sheets Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me <strong> here</strong> <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong> Big Science Bundle Pack</strong> <strong> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook</strong> <strong> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit</strong>
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ArcticLive: science from the Arctic

ArcticLive: science from the Arctic

ArcticLive - Connect to the latest science from the frozen north XL Catlin Arctic Live, 1-10 May 2018 Come and join XL Catlin Arctic Live, a unique education event connecting classes globally to the UK Arctic Research Station on Svalbard. By signing up to the free live broadcasts, schools will have first-hand access to an extreme environment in the northernmost research community in the world. From the comfort of their classrooms, students can interact live with polar educators and the British science expedition team working on ocean plastics and ocean acidification in the Arctic. When and where: 1-10 May 2018 at the UK Arctic Research Station funded by NERC and managed by the British Antarctic Survey. Live sessions: Teachers can sign up to any of the 30 YouTube live broadcasts (age differentiated) streaming over five days, including: live science investigations interviews with marine scientists ‘Ask-Me-Anything’ with a polar educator Registration: It is free for teachers globally. Select the preferred session(s) by signing up at XL Catlin Arctic Live 2018. Teacher Guidance: The Arctic Live 2018 teacher guidance (PDF) provides instructions to connect, lesson ideas and links to engaging education resources. Join the conversation using #ArcticLive.
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Literacy in science activities KS3/GCSE

Literacy in science activities KS3/GCSE

A selection of activities to support students literacy and increase their engagement in science. To be used in class, as homework or during tutor time for enrichment. the resources will help build a better understanding of science in the media and how the language of science was developed. This will support learners throughout their science career beyond A level
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Year 5 Earth and Space Bundle

Year 5 Earth and Space Bundle

Year 5 Earth and Space Bundle This year 5 science teaching bundle contains the following 5 PowerPoint presentations with accompanying worksheets: Models of the Solar System The Solar System Night and Day Planets on the Move The Moon Each of these science teaching resources has been designed to help deliver lessons covering the Year 5 science curriculum objectives as outlined in the year 5 science programme of study (Earth and space). For a full description and preview of each resource please click on the images below. This bundle gives you a saving of 56% when compared to buying each resource individually.
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Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

This quiz about the Earth will put student’s knowledge to the test. Students are asked to answer a range of questions on topics such as rocks, deserts, oceans, mountains, gas, volcanoes and more. This resource was created by Primary Leap
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Science Resource: Earth Day - Acrostic Poem

Science Resource: Earth Day - Acrostic Poem

An acrostic poem is a very fun poem for kids. Each acrostic poem has a topic idea running down the left side of the poem. Each letter in the topic word has a new thought that runs off the side from left to right and is relevant to the topic word. Write an acrostic poem about Earth Day. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
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Earth Day - Word Search

Earth Day - Word Search

This worksheet can be used as a fun resource when teaching students about Earth Day. There are 21 words hidden in the grid. This resource was created by Primary Leap
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Rotation - Day and Night

Rotation - Day and Night

I used this presentation to teach Rotation in grade 1. As a part of Light and Dark unit we were learning what makes day and night. The ppt is good to use for the main input. There are a few gifs, so it looks better in Slide Show mode.
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7 week Splendid Skies Homework Grid for Y1 (Autumn 2)

7 week Splendid Skies Homework Grid for Y1 (Autumn 2)

A cross-curricular homework grid suitable for Y1. Used in Autumn 2 so there are some Christmas tasks. Uses Bloom’s Taxonomy to provide tasks for each week in Maths, English, Science, Topic and PSHE. Used alongside Cornerstones Curriculum. Other grids available for Cornerstones and other topics.
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Insect  Worksheet Freebie

Insect Worksheet Freebie

<strong>Insect Worksheet Freebie </strong> This download is a sample from my complete lesson on Insect Life Cycles This download includes 4 page worksheet and answer pages. If you liked this please have a look at the full lesson or even the Life Cycles Unit Bundle Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/member/Charleei">here</a></strong> <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>
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Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle

Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle

<strong> Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle</strong> This download includes complete lesson plans and resources for 10 lessons on animal life cycles. The lessons focus on different types of life cycles and consolidating knowledge before comparing and discussing the life cycles. Included are 10 lesson plans for the whole unit of work, PowerPoints for each lesson, class activities and handouts. Brought all together and save 30% For a full preview of this bundle please see my Youtube Channel Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>.
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Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Plans

Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Plans

<strong> Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Plans</strong> This download includes complete lesson plans for 10 lessons on animal life cycles. The lessons focus on different types of life cycles and consolidating knowledge before comparing and discussing the life cycles. Included are 10 lesson plans for the whole unit of work. <strong>Please note: This purchase is just for the unit lesson plans! It does not include the resources for each lesson. Each individual lesson with complete resources is available in my store along with the whole unit as a bundle.</strong> Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/member/Charleei">here</a></strong>. <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>.
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Earth Day Collection

Earth Day Collection

Celebrate Earth Day with ABCmouse! This collection includes coloring sheets, dot-to-dot printables, and a poem video. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more printable and digital resources for preschool through 2nd grade. Visit to sign up.
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