Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth. Great manipulative to help explain the concept. Identify and describe characteristics of the sun, Earth and moon as familiar objects in the solar system.
Inside out Playdough Earth - Part of hands on homeschool Earth Science unit. Also love the taking a core sample idea! This could be used in a few different grades but could be good for a grade Earth Layer activity.