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Phases of the moon, this helps the students understand while making this chart, what they look like. Science standards: 4. The Physical Setting, A. Universe, Grade 4: The patterns of stars in the sky stay the same, although they appear to move across the sky nightly, and different stars can be seen in different seasons.

First Grade Wow: science great ideas for learning about the sun

Love this display of showing the sun moving through the sky throughout the day. This would be great with teaching rotations.

For the Love of First Grade: Thematically Planning---Objects in the Sky

Even though these ideas are obviously for younger children, I would tweak some ideas. For example, I could use the idea of pasting characteristics of the sun, moon, and earth onto plates and have the children go around the room guessing which fact goes with which one. For example, I could record the masses of each body and have them match the correct mass with the correct celestial body.

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Moon phases flip book

Moon Phases flip booklet features eight phases of the moon in total: new moon, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon,, waning gibbous, last quarter, waning crescent. The Moon Phases flip book includes 4 versions of the booklet. 1 where students can trace the moon phases words, 3 where students can write the moon phases words. You decide which one students fill out!

Mrs.Wrigley's Community News: Earth's Place in the Universe - First Grade Science

This is a really cool website all about stars and star gazing.