In Virginia, our students’ study of space systems happens in fourth grade, so for my post, I am going to share content area reading ideas that I will try to use with my students to help them get a “double dip” of science. Here are a list of the specific standards our state uses:
Great Books about Space
Free Resources for Space Studies
Children are fascinated by space exploration, and there are so many fun extension activities available on Teachers Pay Teachers and Pinterest. Here are a few of my favorites:
And how about this cute way for demonstrating rotation and revolution. Kids always seems to get this confused. Love this project.