A video with more detail, to follow on from the introduction video. Have you ever wondered why we have seasons? Or maybe where the sun goes when it’s night time? *Hint: It doesn’t actually go anywhere*
Earth’s Place in the Universe Interactive Organizers contains everything you need to create interactive science notebooks for your astronomy unit. This 221 page resource is aligned to the Next Generation Middle School Earth and Space Science Standards, following sequentially down MS-ESS1. $
Last year, I started a new Space Club program at four middle schools. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, I searched the web for ideas and curriculum to implement. I soon became excited to find great resources like NASA and TeachEngineering, but I was also overwhelmed as a simple Google search for "Space STEM activities" gives you a mere 89 million hits. Wading through a lot of junk eventually brought some gems that I could implement, and I leave it to another post to rant about the…
Teaching science can be engaging with this hands-on activity. This experiment helps students see that weathering and erosion can be slowed down but not stopped. Check out this science teaching idea for your elementary classroom!