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28 resources with the keyterm moons

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Study Jams! The Universe

For Students 4th - 8th
Take your kids on a trip through the universe as they explore galaxies, solar systems, stars, and more. Watch the short video, then have learners show their knowledge with the included quiz. Supplement the video by having teams build a...
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Interactive Minds: Solar System

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Travel through space as you learn about the galaxy, solar system, planets, and much more. An extensive resource for studying astronomy in upper-elementary and middle school classrooms.
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Exploring the Moons in Our Solar System

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Fly through space and take an informational journey to the many moons found in our solar system. Images of the many moons are shown alongside clear narration explaining how each moon is unique and worth future exploration.
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My Planet Research

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science activity, students are to write facts about the planet they are researching. A web-site is provided for them to get their facts. Some areas they are to include are size, length of a day, length of a year, and more. 
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Moons, Gods and Goddesses

For Students 7th - 8th
In this moons, gods and goddesses worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 23 clues about gods and goddesses in Greek myths and moons. Students are given a list of the moons in our solar system.
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Where the Past and Present Meet

For Students 8th - 10th
In this planets learning exercise, students are given clues from Greek mythology to find the names of planets and moons. They use an on line source to find the answers.
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Finding the Masses of the Planets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this planets worksheet, students use the radius and period of orbit for the different planet's natural satellites to determine the mass of each planet. This worksheet has 6 problems to solve.
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Our Solar System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this solar system worksheet, students complete a database comparing the 9 different planets' mass, surface temperature, rotation period, orbital period, moons, and distinguishing features. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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For Students 5th - 6th
In this space activity, learners respond to 12 various questions related to the solar system, space exploration, and space facts. First, they list the number of moons each planet has. Then, students name the first space flight and who...
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Simple Searches

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this space worksheet, students load a copy of ViewPoint and open the Solar System datafile. There they look through database sheets, using the Preview Sheet and Next Sheet buttons and respond to 8 questions. Then students do some...
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The Moons of the Solar System

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners create a report on the moons of the solar system after exploring Second Life. In this moons lesson plan, students include pictures of the moons in their report.
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this Earth worksheet, students respond to 5 different questions related to the Earth and its atmosphere. First, they determine the distance from Earth to the Sun and the distance across Earth. Then, students explain how long one...
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Gravity Exploration

For Students 4th - 5th
In this space worksheet, learners complete each of the statements related to weight on the moon. Then they create three questions that could be answered after completing the lab activity.
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Scavenger Hunt: Who am I?

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science learning exercise, middle schoolers use the sites listed on the Solar System and Planets page of the Kid Zone to locate the names of the people credited with each discovery. They identify and name 26 different...
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Meet Mars

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this Mars worksheet, students study a chart which compares the features, geography and orbit of the Earth and Mars. Students study the table to determine the answer to five questions about these planets. Students discuss the...
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Named Moons of Saturn

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students find the words that are related to the learning of new vocabulary about the moons of Saturn. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Solar System

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the basic concepts of celestial bodies. They discover the difference between perihelion and aphelion and demonstrate how the universe is expanding. They also discover how gravity and centrifugal force are...
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Following in Galileo's Footsteps

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the findings of Galileo and research the moons of Jupiter. They construct simple telescopes, and examine the moons for themselves at a star party. They record their findings in a journal.
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Planets And Moons Web Quest

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners work with a partner using the Internet to find the answers to a web quest about space exploration. They work in cooperative groups to discuss information and evaluate its importance to space exploration.
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Power Point Slide Show

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use a website to gather information about a planet and its moons. They work in small groups to plan a slide show presentation on a planet and its moon using a Power Point Template.
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Solar System: Uranus

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research Uranus and its geological formation, atmosphere, magnetic field, satellites, and rings.
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A Model of the Sun's interior

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students create a three-dimensional model of the sun. In this solar system lesson, students design a scale model of the sun using plasticine.
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Is It Lunar or Lunacy?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are introduced to the moon and its phases. Individually, they draw a sketch of each phase of the moon and read a short article about Galileo. To end the lesson, they examine the difference between refracting and...
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Once In a Blue Moon

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students review the characteristics of the planets and their moons. Using the internet, they research the relationship between the Earth and its moons. They take a template of the moon and draw craters of different colors to present to...