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Standard 8.E.4B

8.E.4B Earths solar system consists of the Sun and other objects that are held in orbit around the Sun by its gravitational pull on them. Motions within the Earth-Moon-Sun system have effects that can be observed on Earth.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

Type
Sunset Times with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
Sunset Times with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

Lesson

In Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, sunset times are important for solving the clue trail. Students can use the book as a starting point to learn more about sunrise/sunset times and the rotation of...

To the Moon and Back - Charles Duke
To the Moon and Back - Charles Duke

Lesson

In this activity students will learn about the moon and the Apollo 16 mission by playing a game that helps Charles Duke in his flight to the moon. The activity uses information from the Hall of Fame...

Space Camp | Project Discovery Revisited
Space Camp | Project Discovery Revisited

Video

Space Camp is a popular camp for children who dream of going into space. The Project Discovery crew visited the Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. The purpose of the camp is to use the excitement of...