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Space Systems: Sun, Moon, and Earth

by Ariella F. | Science

Learning Standards: MS.ESS1.1 MS.ESS1.1;
4 Lessons 12:01
  1. 1. Weekly Learning Plan Trailer 0:43
  2. 2. Three Claims and Vocabulary 4:40
  3. 3. Model 5:00
  4. 4. Revisit the Claims 1:38



NGSS Standards

About the course

Learn how the Sun, Moon, and Earth interact with one another. Understand defining characteristics of each celestial body and why each behaves in its unique way. Create an art project to reinforce all you've learned!

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A Revolving Universe

Course overview


Weekly Learning Plan Trailer


Three Claims and Vocabulary

Students will learn the importance of the Sun, Moon, and Earth. Students will learn the terms axis, rotate, revolve, and orbit and how they relate to



Students will understand how the Sun, Moon, and Earth interact with one another.


Revisit the Claims

Students will see if their hypothesis was correct.

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  • Earth
  • orbit
  • rotation
  • Science
  • Science Experiment
  • solar system

Recommended Materials

  • White Printer Paper
  • Markers/ Colored Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Round headed fasteners


Ariella is finishing up her senior year at Barnard where she will graduate with a BA in Economics. She has been tutoring for 6 years and works with students ranging in age from 6-20. While Ariella specializes in Economics, she has a strong sense of numbers and also tutors students in math. She has been tutoring with Gooroo since November 2019 and has taught Gooroo Live and Gooroo Courses in STEM topics as a result of her comprehensive liberal arts education.

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