The Sun, Earth, and Moon Activities for 5th Grade Science

The resources below will provide students a comprehensive understanding of the Sun, Earth, and Moon. All of the following lessons are also included in the Kesler Science Membership.

The Sun, Earth, and Moon 5E Lesson includes materials for every "E" phase, including the Sun, Earth, and Moon Station Lab for Exploration and an interactive PowerPoint with digital INB templates for Explanation.


The lesson also includes introduction materials for Engagement, student-choice project ideas for Elaboration, and assessments for Evaluation.


After completing the Sun, Earth, and Moon 5E Lesson, students will be able to identify and compare the physical characteristics of the Sun, Earth, and Moon.


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Essential Questions and Standards

Below are the essential questions and standards associated with the lessons and activities included in the sun, earth, and moon unit. This topic is only one of many 5th grade science topics included in the Kesler Science Membership.

Essential Questions
  • What physical characteristics do the Sun, Earth, and Moon have in common?
  • How are the physical characteristics of the Sun, Earth, and Moon different?
Standards
  • 5.8 D - Identify and compare the physical characteristics of the Sun, Earth, and Moon

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