Earth and Space Science Lesson Plan Templates in 8th Grade Science

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The Moon landing
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Updated: 
2016
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A presentation about the 1969 Moon landing. Children then created a newspaper report about it.x
Label the Solar System handout
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
Very simple handout I made including the sun and the 8 planets (roughly) to scale. Students can label and color in the planets and sun. Can be easily...
Grade 8 Models of the Solar System
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
Exploration of the solar system. See more at www.mrsimonporter.wikispaces.com
Solar System/Planets Labeling Activity
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
Here is a little diagram that I got my 7th Grade class to label. It has the sun and 9 planets (it includes pluto)
Day Length & Seasons Triangle Question Puzzle
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
Print the triangle; chop up into little triangles. Students have to match the questions with the correct answer to build the big triangle correctly...
Is the earth flat?
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
8 cartoon characters give observations and explanations for and against the earth being flat.
Star Wars style intro PowerPoint
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
Set of slides that use Star Wars style scrolling for fun starter or wrap up to recap learning. Easy to change to your own text.
Space literacy activities.
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
Materials for the space topic to demonstrate literacy across the curriculum.
Aliens
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2016
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<p>Aliens have landed in your lab and the students have to work out where in the lab the aliens would prefer to live. A good lead into habitats...
Phases of the moon
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Astronomy and the Solar System
  • Middle School
<p>PowerPoint showing the phases of the moon</p>