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Science Lesson on Earth, Moon and Sun

Discussion in 'Primary' started by DefyGravity28, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. I should add that I have three ability groupings, of which the lower ability is the largest and there are large gaps between the knowledge and understanding of the lowest ability and the highest ability. I am meant to have three different activities for the groups to complete...
     
  2. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

  3. Msz

    Msz Established commenter

  4. chocolateworshipper

    chocolateworshipper Occasional commenter

    What you really need is a tellurion. If there is a local astronomy society - they may have one you could borrow, or may even agree to come in and do a talk to the kids. Our local astronomy society do loads of stuff with the schools. See if this site helps: http://www.schoolsobservatory.org.uk/astro/esm/daynight There is also this: https://www.tes.co.uk/ResourceDetail.aspx?storyCode=6004869
     
  5. Msz

    Msz Established commenter

    Are you near one of the Science Learning Centres?
    https://www.sciencelearningcentres.org.uk/centres/national
    for £50 a year you can join the kit club and borrow kits
    The Earth Sun Moon kit includes scale models of the Sun, Earth and Moon, globes to help describe seasons, a model to demonstrate the phases of the Moon, a Sunspotter and resources for shadow investigations.
     
  6. Thank you all for your help, great ideas! :)
     
  7. chocolateworshipper

    chocolateworshipper Occasional commenter

    A suggestion from our local Astronomy Society: http://www.forgefx.com/casestudies/prenticehall/ph/eclipse/eclipses.htm
     
  8. ROSIEGIRL

    ROSIEGIRL Senior commenter

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