Astronomy Unit Guide

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Astronomy Unit Plan

Description

Is lesson planning just too much on top of teaching on top of grading on top of classroom management on top of *ahem* living your life?  Get all the guidance you need to teach a comprehensive, no-prep astronomy unit either in person, hybrid, or virtual with my all inclusive astronomy unit guide bundle!

 

This unit guide will save you time, engage your students, and wow your administrators! Unit overview, NGSS standards, and a pacing guide are all included with links to relevant resources to make planning a breeze.

 

This free unit guide covers: 

  • Unit Summary
  • NGSS Standards Alignment
  • Enduring Understandings
  • Guiding Questions
  • A brief description of all resources included in this bundle
  • Suggested Pacing
  • Key vocabulary with definitions
  • Additional Resources

 

Who is this resource for?

This resource can be used by classroom teachers, tutors, and parents of students in grades 6-9.

 

This resource is ideal for teachers who teach in person, online, or hybrid. Digital versions are included with all resources to make lesson planning a breeze!

 

How do I teach this unit? 

Download the full unit that corresponds to this unit here.

 

Topics covered in this unit include:

  • gravity
  • orbits
  • the solar system
  • seasons
  • moon phases
  • tides
  • eclipses
  • distances in space
  • stars (characteristics & life cycles)
  • galaxies
  • black holes
  • The Big Bang Theory

Key Features of this Unit:

  • Can be implemented in person, hybrid, or virtual
  • Several engaging Google Slides lessons
  • Several guided reading resources for homework or class practice
  • Project based learning
  • Formative and summative assessment

 

What’s Included?

This unit guide is a downloadable PDF with a link to a Google Docs version.

 

Please take a look at the individual product preview files to see more of the resources included in this bundle.

 

More questions?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email me at laneyleeteaches@gmail.com.

 

 

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Each and every unit comes includes the following:

  • unit guide complete with key vocabulary, suggested pacing, essential questions, and more!
  • Google Slides presentations to cover major topics, with guided notes for students!
  • Reading Comprehension activities with follow up questions. These resources are useful for homework, classwork, sub plans, and more!
  • Assessment: Pretest, study guide, CERs, and final assessment.
  • Projects and labs
  • Webquestscolor by numberstations, and other practice activities.

 

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