NGSS Aligned Resources for MS-ESS1-1.
Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.
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Miss Selle's Science Songs - 8 Phases and I Know 'Em (LMFAO Parody)
3 mins 5th - 8th
What a fun way to learn! Middle schoolers will love this short video that teaches all about the eight phases of the moon. The video features lyrics set to a catchy tune that's sure to appeal to this age group. As the song plays, lyrics...
The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy lesson. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read articles, explore...
Space-Based Astronomy on the Internet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scientists compile everything they have learned into a report in the fifth and final lesson in a unit on the visible light spectrum. Access to photos from observatories, telescopes, and satellites allows learners to compare and...