5th Grade Science Unit 8

Vermilion Parish Schools "Connecting Students, Home and Schools"

Louisiana Science Activities
(PowerPoints, Links, and Activities included)
Activity 1: Sun

Activity 2:  Creating an Edible Model of the Sun

Activity 3:  Understanding the Importance
of the Sun to Earth

Activity 4:  Solar System Travel Company
Activity 5:  Comparing and Contrasting
Characteristics of Inner Planets and Outer Planets
Activity 6:  Visitors from Space: Understanding
the Differences between Moons, Meteoroids,
Meteors, Asteroids, and Comets

Activity 7:  Earth Goes Round and Around: Understanding the Effects of Rotation and
Revolution of the Earth

Activity 8: East to West

Activity 9: Polaris

Activity 10: One Small Step for Man, One
Giant Leap for Mankind: Space Technology
that Fueled Space Exploration

Activity 11: Timeline of Space Exploration
Additional Resources
5th Grade Science Corner Quick Tip Science Resource
2008 CC Unit Document Blackline Masters
Technology eHomework Science Interactives (2009)


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