We found 511 resources with the concept the moon
What Will Happen During the Solar Eclipse?Lesson Planet
4 mins K - 6th
Where will you be during the August 21st solar eclipse? Join Squeeks and Jessi as they explain how a solar eclipse works, where to see a full or partial eclipse in the US, and safety precautions to take while viewing the total solar...
How Far Away is the Moon? (The Scale of the Universe)Lesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th
Is the moon relatively close? Relatively far away? Examine some images of Earth and the moon together ... and answers will vary. The narrator examines the problem of scale in an eye-opening video. He uses a basketball and a tennis ball...
Scale ActivitiesLesson Planet
7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How do you put something as large as the universe in perspective? Use a series of scale experiments. Classmates collaborate around four experiments to examine the scale of the earth-moon system, our solar system, the Milky Way galaxy,...
Getting Ready for the All American Eclipse!Lesson Planet
K - 12th
Give your pupils a front row seat at the biggest light show in the sky this year! In addition to admiring the total solar eclipse, young astronomers can explain the phenomenon with a little help from an inquiry-based activity. The focus...
Revolutions of Earth: Tidal LockingLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Need a hands-on activity that tests your scholars' knowledge of the relationship between Earth and the moon? This interactive has it on lockdown! Science scholars manipulate the moon in its path around Earth, then answer multiple-choice...
Explore the Solar System: 360 Degree Interactive TourLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
Go on a galactic tour like no other! The perfect idea to wrap up a solar-system unit, an interactive video leads the class from the sun to the Kuiper Belt. Pan around the screen as the narrator describes each of the main features in our...
Moon PhasesLesson Planet
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The moon is up at night the same amount of time it is up during the day. The video discusses why the moon has phases, how even ancient people knew it was a sphere, and each moon phase. It focuses on each moon phase individually, not only...
What are Years... and the Galactic Supermassive Black Hole!Lesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
Everything is relative ... including the length of a year! Physics students explore time on a galactic scale in an animated video. The resource focuses on the tropical year upon which our calendar is based, galactic years, and the length...
Structure and Composition of the EarthLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th
Why is Earth different from other planets? What makes it so special, anyway? It's only fitting to delve into how the "parent" rock was formed in the first installment of a seven-part series about rocks and rock formation. Amateur...
Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and BeyondLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
Let's Go To Space! - SciShow KidsLesson Planet
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a journey to outer space with a collection of 18 captivating videos by SciShow Kids. Videos cover a variety of topics related to space and astronomy, and showcase key terms and real-world images. The host, Jessi, and her cartoon sidekick, Squeaks, are sure to spark your young scholars' interest.
Lesson Three: The Earth, Movement in SpaceLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
If you feel like you're standing still, you're wrong! The Earth is constantly rotating and orbiting under our feet. Demonstrate the Earth's movement within the solar system with a collaborative activity. With a candle or lamp in the...