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Learning Exercise

Material: Astronomy
Submitted by: Kathleen Mollica on Jun 30, 2006
Date Last Modified: Jun 30, 2006
Title: The Stuff Between Nothing
Description: Standards for Grade 1
Investigation and Experimentation
4a. Draw pictures that portray some features of the thing being described.
b. Record observations and data with pictures, numbers, or written statements.
Type of Task: Individual, Supplemental activity
Audience: Grade School
Learning Objectives: 1. Students will learn features of our star and each planet
2. Students will draw pictures of each body and record, in complete sentences, 1-2 features of each one.
Technical Notes: Materials:
Access to the internet. Go to Kids Astronomy.
Booklets for each student, include a cover and 10 pages.
Pencil, Crayons or colored pencils
Text of Learning Exercise: This could take up to 2 weeks. Complete first several pages with students on
chart paper. They can copy into their book.
Day 1 View website. Do a "picture walk" through the solar system
Day 2 Review Sun page. Draw picture of our Sun. Write a sentence or two about
one-two feature(s) of the Sun.
Day 3 Review Mercury page. Draw a picture of Mercury. Write a sentence or two
about one-two feature(s) of Mercury.
Days 4-10 Review each page, draw the planet, and add the fact(s) about the
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