Curriculum Ideas for Grades 5-9
Space Science Curriculum for 6-8 weeks
I. Early History of Astronomy
These early Astronomers could be discussed by teacher presentations or students
could give reports on early discoveries found in the solar system.
Student Projects: PowerPoint presentation of planets and objects in the sky.
III. Selected Hands-on Activities for Size and Distance of Planets
V. NASA Missions
VII. NASA Center for Astronomy Education – Additional website information