Ice breakers are fun activities to get students more acquainted with one another. They create a fun environment to help build relationships with new people. College students often have an icebreaker activity on the first day of class.
Combine chromatography with space science and writing - Use coffee filters and have students create their own planets and maybe write about what characteristics the planet would have.try and do this after they finish the solar system unit in science.
Earth’s Place in the Universe Interactive Organizers for an interactive science notebooks for earth space unit. This 221 page resource is aligned to the Next Generation Middle School Earth and Space Science Standards
Oreo Phases of the Moon Derrington (I love this idea! A teacher across the hall from me used this idea and I thought it was the cutest idea! What better way to learn about the phases of the moon than with Oreos!
Carefully pop off the back of a Sharpie accents highlighter using a knife. Yellow or green works best. Pull out the innards, and cut the plastic. Be careful, it's messy! Put it in half a plastic cup of water. Turn on the blackli
Literary Hoots: Constellations & Astronomy for Kids Observe that the patterns of stars in the sky stay the same although they appear to shift across the sky nightly, and different stars can be seen in different seasons.