This is a unit on the solar system. All resources in this unit are aligned with teacher standards for Grade 6 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Science.

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Adventures in Space

by Meredith Beaton

This folder contains lessons, images, and assessments relating to the space program in the United States, the space race between the US and Russia, current space exploration, and the search for extraterrestrial life.
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This lesson and assessment are designed to provide students with historical background and information about the astronomical contributions of Tycho Brahe, Johaness Kepler, and Galileo Galilei. Based on the contributions of Kepler and Galileo, the Copernican model of the heliocentric solar system was readily accepted as the accurate structure of the solar system.
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Students will conduct a series of inquiries about the position and motion of Jupiter’s moons using prescribed Internet simulations.
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Teacher overview for Solar Systems Trading Gard activity. This resource includes National Standards, Lesson Plan and background information.
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Solar Systems Science Kit

by Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES Math Science Technology Dept

This unit provides students with the opportunity to research the planetary bodies of our solar system, create models of our solar system, and investigate relationships between the planetary bodies of our solar system. The science skills emphasized in the solar system kit are discussing, observing, creating models, comparing, and predicting. More About CABOCES Welcome to the Math, Science, and Technology Department (MST) of Cattaraugus Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services (CA BOCES). As a department of Instructional Support Services (ISS), we provide Math, Science, and Technology kits along with support services to meet the needs of the individual districts in our area. The BOCES Teaching and Learning Center at Allegany provides hands-on math, science, and technology kits to over twenty area school districts in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. Our department provides forty-three different varieties of kit topics. The kits cover topics in math, life science, physical science, chemistry, and earth science. Each kit contains a teacher's manual, student activity book, materials inventory list, instructional video, and materials needed to complete each learning experience. Each kit aligns with the New York State standards and prepares students for the New York State assessments. Contact Information BOCES Teaching & Learning Center @ Allegany Math, Science, Technology & Health Dept. 80 N Fourth St, Third Floor Allegany, NY 14706 Phone: (716)-376-8272; Fax: (716)-372-0621 http://www.caboces.org http://www.mstkits.org http://www.nyreal.org
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The US Space Program

by Meredith Beaton

This folder contains a lesson about the history of the space race, the space program in the US, and current space exploration. It also includes images, audio and video files, and an assessment to support this lesson.
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