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Solar System
Aleesha Paff, Breanna Hanson, Elisabeth Vajko, Tina Madson, Stephanie Gerke
We Are Orbiting
Mercury ~ 35 million miles
Venus ~ 65 million miles
Earth ~ 93 million miles
Mars ~ 137 million miles
Jupiter ~ 467 million miles
Saturn ~ 850 million miles
Uranus ~ 1.7 billion miles
Neptune ~ 2.7 billion miles
Pluto ~ 3.5 billion miles
One circle around the chair = 10,000,000 miles
Social Studies
Math
Language Arts
Science
Activity Time!
Art
Day Two
Outline-2 Weeks
Core Subjects
Social Studies
Math
Language Arts
Science
Extra-Curricular
Art
Questions/Comments?
Day Three
Day Four
Day Five
Day One
Day Six
Day Seven
Day Eight
Day Nine
Day Ten
Field Trip
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 10
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3-8
Day 9
Day 10
Discussion with the class about the similarities and differences between what they made in the classroom versus what they saw at the museum
Talk about the solar system with class.
find out what they know subject
introduce paper mache medium
origin of the name
what it's made of
flour
water
salt
Demonstrate how to make a planet
size comparison
Combining solar system and paper mache
2 week project
work with partner: optional
Assist students in getting started with their projects and answer any questions
Students continue with their projects. as I assist in any area I can. Students should have all 8 planets finished with the correct sizes compared to other planets.
DAY 1
DAY 2 & 3
DAY 4
DAY 5
DAY 6
DAY 7
DAY 8
DAY 9
Present research project
Go over criteria
2 pages; 12 pt; double-spaced (min); MLA
3 academic resources
Cover page; outline; works cited
3 minute presentation
Review process
Assume they've done a short research paper before
Hand out topics
Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, Comets, Asteroids
Start prewriting process (outline)
Continue prewriting
Come up with a thesis and outline before end of class
Start review of note-taking (note-card strategy)
Continue research
Observe to see if students are on the right track
Walk around; answer questions
Wrap up research
Have everyone start writing today
Writing
Last minute research
Review revising/editing process
Give more class time for writing
Rough draft should be done by next class period
Have three classmates peer review
Start revise/edit process
Final paper due tomorrow
Present paper/findings for 3 minutes
Hand in final paper

Continue research
Some may start drafting process
Wrap up note-taking review
Go over good sources (validity)
Start research
Computer lab
Library
History of the Solar System!
NASA
International Influences
Famous Astronauts
Travel to the Moon!
Geographics of the Planets
Jeopardy Game Day!
Barlow Planetarium!
Field Trip
Day!
Solar System Unit Assessment
Objective
:
To identify and understand the roles, responsibilities, and job functions of NASA.

Activity:
Stations of NASA-
Real Life Virtual Tour

Assessment:
Worksheet filled out throughout class period, class discussions& writing journal.
Objective:
Understand how humans live in space and how ISS humans perform the daily functions of life in space.

Activity:
Life in Space
International Space Station

Assessment:
Presentation
Objective:
Understand the contributions and roles of famous astronauts
Activity:
Educational Video
Assessment:
Famous Astronaut Game/Quiz-online, class discussions & writing journal.

Objective:
Understand the historical context and geographical placement with each planet.
Lesson:
Show example of Planet Search with Earth
Activity:
Planet Search
groups of 2-3 students
pick planet
research planet & fill out worksheet

Assessment:
Exit Slip-Write 3 important facts about your planet that will be shared with your classmates.
Objective:
Understand the positive
contributions space travel has been
for the human race.
Activity:
Review Questions for Exam
Assessment:
Unit Exam
Objective:
Review ALL objectives up to this point
Assessment:
Final Jeopardy!
**Students will receive review guide for exam.
FIELD
DAY!!
TRIP
Field Trip Day
Learning Objective
At the end of this two week unit, my 6th grade students will know how to work with a paper mache as an art medium
Grade: 6
Day One
Day Four, Five and Six
Day Seven
Day Eight
Day Ten
Pre-Lesson
Unit Objectives

Use ratio and proportions to compare size
Match appropriate units with given situations
Convert units
Graph distance
Students will...
KWL chart
Draw and label a solar system as accurately as possible
Math review on converting units
Day Two and Three
Day Nine
Field Trip
Space basics/background
Collect/research planet data
Unit conversion
Rounding, estimation, and appropriate units
ENGAGE
Day Four:
Day Six:
Day Five:
Daily Focus
Understanding the size of the planets on a smaller scale
Calculating distance between the planets and the sun on a smaller scale
Understanding size and distance in regards to the planets on a smaller scale
explain
Graphing the data/information we discovered
Tying the entire unit together
Critical thinking activities
Check for understanding
Reflect on the knowledge we learned
Prepare for the next unit
EVALUATE
Extend
Assist struggling students to ensure they are able to move on to the next unit.
Provide challenging extension problems to students who have clearly succeeded in the unit
The Solar System
Unit Objective:
To have a strong interdisciplinary understanding of the importance, events, and people that encompass the solar system and space travel and their impact on the academic disciplines.
Make your own
Glitter Galaxy!

Team Collaboration
Positives:
Teamwork
Communication
Sharing Unique Ideas and Suggestions

Negatives
:
Scheduling Time to Meet
Standards
8 POINT LESSON PLAN
SCIENCE


Instructional Unit Topic/Grade Level:

Solar System Grade 6

Rationale:

Introduce students to Planetary Research and Familiarize them with the Planets and their Features
Learning Outcomes: *WI Standards/Benchmarks*



E.4.2 Show that Earth Materials and Planets have Different Physical and Chemical Properties
E.4.4 Identify Celestial Objects (Sun, Moon, Planets) in the Sky
A.8.10
Identify major discoveries in science and technology and describe their social and economic effects on the physical and human environment

B.8.2
Employ cause and effect arguments to demonstrate how significant events have influenced the past and present in United States and world history

B.8.8
Identify major scientific discoveries and technology innovations and describe their social and economic effects on society
8-Point Lesson Plan
International Influences Cont.
Objective:
Learn the history of the solar system
Activity:
Trip to Library-
Students will work on an online website that provide videos of the solar system origins
Assessment:
Worksheet questions, class discussions, Introduce: journals
Objective:
Learn about the different phases of the moon and the history of the moon

Activity:
Moon Phases

Assessment:
Class discussions & Moon Phases activity

** Students will get time to ask any further questions from review guide.
GRADING RUBRIC OUTLINE FOR UNIT PROJECT
Planets Clearly Labeled
Creativity
Planets in the Correct Order
Planets are Proportioned Correctly
All Planets are Found
Neatness
Grading:
correct size
correct color
finished in time
taking it a step further

INTRODUCTION TO NEW UNIT !
Activity/Assessment:
Informal Quiz?!
Class Discussion
Objective:

Introduce New Unit
Get the Students Thinking about the World above them
Find out what they ALREADY know about the Planets/Solar System
Objective:
Introduce Unit
Project
Activity:
Watch Video
"Solar System 101"
Discuss Research Options for Project
Assessment:
Class Participation
Objective:
Research

Activity:
Trip to the Library
Assessment:
On information Collected
Observation
Objective:
Finish Research
Activity:
Trip to the Computer Lab
Assessment:
Ready to begin Project?
Observation
Objective:
Learn how the Distance from the Sun affects the Planets Temperature and Terrain
Activity:
Science Textbook-Reading and Graphs
Work in Small Groups
Each Group Assigned a Planet
Assessment:
Group Mini-Report on the Planet they were Assigned
ACTIVITY!
Divide into your Groups /Each Group will be given:
1 sheet of BLACK paper-with the
SUN
on it
1 sheet of
PLANET
Stickers that are

LABELED ON THE BACK!
Your Mission is to put the
Stickers of the Planets IN ORDER from the Sun
on your Sheet of Paper!
FIRST
team to complete the Activity
CORRECTLY...

**WINS**
Objective:

Planet Makeup
Activity:

Science Textbook
Layers of the Earth
YouTube Video
Assessment:
Class Participation
Pop Quiz
Objective:
Allow the Students time to finish Preparing their Projects
Activity:
Computer Lab Passes if Needed
Library Passes if Needed
Assessment:
Good use of Free/Work Time?
DAY 10
PRESENTATIONS OF SOLAR SYSTEM MODELS!!
Objective:
What did they Learn?
Activity:
Showing and Describing Planet Models
Assessment:
Grading Rubric
*Best Behavior!
*Dress Appropriately!
*Pack a Lunch!


Guiding Question:


What are the Characteristics of our Planets and their Placement in our Solar System

Assessment Strategies:
*Teacher Observation *Presentation
*Class Participation *Quiz

Assessment Tool:

Students will need to Follow a Rubric when Creating their Planet Model

Materials:

Textbooks
Computers
Library Books
Pencils, Paper
Various Materials when Building their Planet Model
SCIENCE
LESSON PLAN PART 2
Goal of the Unit:

Students

Will ...
Learn to Research and Build a Model of the Solar System showing their Understanding of the Planet order
Learn the Unique and Identifiable Features of the Planets and be able to Identify them
See the correlation of the Solar System throughout their School Day
HINT:
M
y
V
ery
E
asy
M
ethod
J
ust
S
eems
N
o
U
se
REFERENCES:

*www.standards.dpi.wi.gov
*www.solar-center.stanford.edu
*www.cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/segwayed/lessons
*http//video
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