This is a free sample from our 1st-3rd grade Patterns in Nature unit. Included is a student informational sheet about patterns in nature and a moon journal with 2 different options. It can be used in class or as part of homework. The FULL unit includes over 40 pages with student texts, follow-up activities and more.
Phases of the moon, this helps the students understand while making this chart, what they look like. Science standards: 4. The Physical Setting, A. Universe, Grade 4: The patterns of stars in the sky stay the same, although they appear to move across the sky nightly, and different stars can be seen in different seasons.
Astronomy posters group project. My teacher required prep time was actually pretty minimal for this (less than an hour)! Done with first grade level students. The kids were so pleased with the results and had tons of fun doing the craft in the middle. Earth, the moon, stars, the sun, and the solar system.