Elective Unit Studies: The Solar System


Elective Unit Studies: The Solar System

In this comprehensive and multisensory 237 page unit study, your children will explore much more than the solar system! This unit study takes your child on a journey through the galaxy to explore astronomy history and the planets, the sun and the moon, comets and meteors, asteroids and space junk, and more! Children will build their own solar system and planetarium as well as complete experiments on a wide range of topics. While on their journey, children will also explore gravity, celestial navigation, the relationship of ancient civilizations to the sun, solar and lunar eclipses, solar cooking, legends of the sun and the moon, Roman mythology, the greenhouse effect, NASA Earth Explorers, topographical maps, magnetic fields, mathematical predictions, and even Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata and Holst’s The Planets

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Solar System

4th - 7th | Online video/YouTube

22 Videos all about the sun, the planets, and their moons.


Solar System

6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

Solar System lets you experience the majesty of the galaxy at a level of detail rarely imagined. An amazing and extraordinarily attractive resource for amateur astronomers… an out-of-this-world...


Solar System Online Unit Study

3rd - 7th | Online resource

Online homeschool course integrating multiple subjects to learn about our Solar System. With this month-long Online Unit Study, homeschoolers will explore the Sun and planets. They will learn about...


Solar Walk

3rd - 8th | Android, iPhone/iPad

Experience the solar system like never before. Solar Walk is a stunning model of the solar system that shows you all the planets and satellites with incredible detail and accuracy. You can navigate...


Planets Kit with DVD

7th - High School | Product

This kit contains 10 labs, DVD, and complete Teacher’s Guide. It is designed to be a comprehensive study of the Planets. The kit is recommended for students 12+ years of age, but is not grade- or...


Planets of our Solar System for Kids

Kindergarten - 2nd | Online video/YouTube

Learn the planets of our solar system in this video for kids of all ages! You will discover what a planet is, what the two types of planets are and the two different kinds of primary planets! Plus,...


The Science of the Solar System

College | Online class

About this Course Learn about the science behind the current exploration of the solar system in this free class. Use principles from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology to understand the...


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