This week I am listing my ten favorite Science and Social Studies pins. I really enjoy teaching Science and I am so grateful that our district provides us with so many great resources. We no longer have textbooks for Science in elementary school so I am always on the lookout for some fun and educational activities.
You are out of this world! And just how far is that? Our universe is so vast it's almost incomprehensible. Almost!! Today we're shrinking the universe to fit in your backyard or local park. Using balls and your footsteps, you can explore the distances between planets and the sun. We found this grea
Solar System Scroll (Grades 5-8): Students make a "pocket" solar system and predict the scale of the solar system and the distance between planets, then check their answers using fractions. With markers and a strip from a roll of cash register paper, students can dispel their misconceptions that planets are equal distance from each and students can see how much "space" there is in the solar system. STEM activities. Space science. Planet distances. Solar system model.