Earth & Space Science Lesson Plans

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The Solar System: Learning about Planets
The Solar System: Learning about Planets
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The Solar System: Learning about Planets
Use this lesson to have your students research about a planet of their choice and present it to the class! This lesson will also give the creative students of your class an opportunity to make their own planets!
3rd grade
Science
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Use hands-on activities involving play dough to show your students the layers of the Earth!
1st grade
Science
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The Earth's Water Cycle
The Earth's Water Cycle
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The Earth's Water Cycle
Your students will learn all about the water cycle with a simple video, lively song and cut and paste activity!
Kindergarten
Science
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Star Unit
Star Unit
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Star Unit
Star light, star bright! Teach students all about constellations and earth movement with this engaging science lesson plan. Broken out over several days, this unit encourages students to research and report on a constellation.
5th grade
Science
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Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
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Got Water? How the Water Cycle Works
Come on in, the water’s fun! In this activity, students see the water cycle in action with ordinary objects and learn the water the dinosaurs tasted is still around.
3rd grade
Science
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Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
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Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
If you are studying the different types of rocks then this is the lesson for your class. This lesson will take your students beyond the textbook and into the environment.
2nd grade
Science
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We've Got the Dirt!
We've Got the Dirt!
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We've Got the Dirt!
Help your students learn about earth with this lesson that teaches them about the most basic component-dirt!
2nd grade
Science
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Our Solar System: Turning Around
Our Solar System: Turning Around
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Our Solar System: Turning Around
Students will learn their place in our solar system with this lesson that teaches them about different celestial bodies and their movement within the solar system.
2nd grade
Science
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The Three Types Of Rocks!
The Three Types Of Rocks!
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The Three Types Of Rocks!
Teach your students about different types of rocks and how they're formed, using objects that your class is familiar with.
5th grade
Science
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I Spy Clouds
I Spy Clouds
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I Spy Clouds
Heads up! Students become cloud experts before making custom clouds, complete with weather predictions!
3rd grade
Science
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Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
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Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Exploring Clouds
Exploring Clouds
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Exploring Clouds
In this lesson, students will explore the different clouds and use their imagination at the same time!
Preschool
Science
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Do You Know the Inner Planets?
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Use this lesson to teach your students the similarities and differences between Earth and the inner planets. They will be amazed by facts about our solar system!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What's Your Phase?
What's Your Phase?
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What's Your Phase?
This lesson engages students in activity to help them understand the phases of the Moon, and why they occur. Students read literature, analyze it, and then apply it to the small group performance of one cycle of the Moon’s phases.
3rd grade
Science
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Explore the Outer Planets
Explore the Outer Planets
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Explore the Outer Planets
Use this lesson to teach your students about the planets that are the farthest away from the sun! Teach them about the planets with rings and the materials inside the rings.
3rd grade
Science
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Spring Showers Water Cycle
Spring Showers Water Cycle
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Spring Showers Water Cycle
Leap into a spring lesson plan about the water cycle, with the help of a friend in the book *The Little Raindrop*. Students will learn features of the water cycle and retell the journey of the raindrop verbally and in writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Constellation Connections
Constellation Connections
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Constellation Connections
Students connect dots to find stars used to navigate north and create a constellation of their own in this creative game format.
3rd grade
Science
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Earth & Space Science Lesson Plans

Encourage curious young minds to explore the world above and below us with these Earth and space science lesson plans. The hands-on activities include building layers of the Earth using play dough, painting and labeling different types of rocks, exploring constellations, creating their own constellations, and learning about the water cycle, landforms, the solar system, and other aspects of Earth and space science.