Fly Me to the Moons

Bonnie Thurber
02 April 2018 to 30 April 2018
Time: 12.00 UCT until 12.00 UTC

Written by: Frances Dellutri, Jr. High / Intermediate Level EIS Education Team, October 2015
Topic: Art, Astronomy
Title of Lesson: Fly Me to the Moons - Middle School
Grade (Age) Level: Grades 5-8 (Ages 10-15)

Key Topics Associated With Standards: 
Scale Properties, Astronomy, Solar System Models,  Proportion, Quantity, Interpreting Data, Gravity, Patterns, Math

US Standards:  NGSS: 

Introduce students to scale models of the solar system planets with these activities. Students engage in different model perspectives and finally focus on making a model of one of our solar system's moons with features that are to scale. 


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Bonnie Thurber

847 331 4633

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This is a global activity about the Moons around planets. It is designed for teachers to use with their students.

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