Reply To: Module 2 – The Moon, the Earth and the Sun

Sean Furlong

    The Planets
    Students will learn about the planets in our solar system through a fun and engaging song and activity

    • Planet Song
    • Planet images
    • Paper
    • Crayons or markers
    • Scissors
    • Glue sticks
    • Large paper for a solar system collage
    1. Introduction:
      • Show a picture of the solar system.
      • Briefly introduce the planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
    2. Engagement:
      • Play the Planet Song video.
      • Encourage students to sing along and do simple hand motions for each planet.
    3. Activity:
      • Show children the planet images and discuss various characteristics of each planet
      • Ask children to recreate a planet and cut it out
      • Children glue colored planets onto a large paper to create a class solar system collage.
    4. Review:
      • Sing the Planet Song again, pointing to each planet on the collage.
      • Ask students to name their favorite planet and share one fact they learned.

    Reinforce the planet names and positions, fostering excitement and curiosity about space exploration

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