K-2 Core Curriculum - Earth and Space: Astronomy
In this fun and interactive unit study, your children will explore astronomy and the solar system! With over 28 hands-on activities and experiments, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes current and active links to multiple videos, hands-on activities, readings, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, games, full-color high resolution graphics, and more to provide a multisensory approach to learning about space.
This unit study is the first release in our science core curriculum series for grades K-2. This is perfect for a month long exploration of space for children in grades K through 2! The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 20 hours.
Take a peek inside:
- The solar system
- The Milky Way Galaxy
- Space shuttle geometry
- The sun as a source of heat and light
- Solar energy
- Day and Night
- Sun clocks
- The moon
- Phases of the moon
- The planets
- Earth's seasons
- Astronomy myths from various cultures
- and much more!
All 42 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. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! 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!