6-8 Core Curriculum - Earth and Space Science: Astronomy
Take your student's understanding of astronomy to new heights with this interactive exploration of the cosmos. Highlights include 25 hands-on activities and experiments to engage your children and provide a multisensory exploration of space. Each chapter includes web links to multiple videos, hands-on activities, experiments, readings, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, games, full-color high resolution graphics, and more!
Take a peek inside:
- The origins of the universe
- The Big Bang Theory
- The Milky Way Galaxy
- Andromeda Galaxy
- Black Holes
- Trajectory and mathematical predictions
- Sir Isaac Newton
- Albert Einstein
- Asteroids, meteoroids and comets
- Properties of the moon
- Properties of the planets
- NASA History
- Apollo 11
- The Space Race
- Famous astronauts and astronomers
- The International Space Station
- Astronomy myths from various cultures
- Ancient civilizations and the sun
- Hubble Space Telescope
- and much more!
All 63 activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, music, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!