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Ch 2: The Moon for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Take your elementary students on a trip to the Moon using these short and easy-to-use lessons. The materials in this chapter can be used as assignments to be completed at home or in class, or as preparation for exams.

The Moon for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

Integrate these lessons on the Moon into your science curriculum as a way to help you teach your students about Earth's only natural satellite. These fun, easy and engaging lessons will hold your students' attention while helping you teach them about how large the moon is, its craters, orbit and rotation, interesting myths about it and what it's made of. You and your students can access this powerful study guide at your convenience from any Internet-capable device, and the user-friendly format makes studying a snap. Lesson quizzes and a chapter test allow you to check your students' mastery of the material, and additional assistance is available from our subject-matter specialists and expert instructors.

Chapter Topics

  • Myths related to the Moon
  • Size of the Moon
  • Facts about the Moon's craters
  • How the Moon formed
  • The Moon's orbit and rotation
  • What the Moon is made of

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with myths about the Moon will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the Moon.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the orbit and rotation of the Moon
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning what the Moon is made of
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn how the moon formed
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the Moon-related topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about the Moon.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands details about the Moon by completing the Moon for Elementary School chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 2: The Moon for Elementary School
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Myths About the Moon: Lesson for Kids

1. Myths About the Moon: Lesson for Kids

While there are many scientific facts to learn about the moon, there are also many legends and stories that are not necessarily true. Come and learn about some of these myths here.

How Big is the Moon? - Lesson for Kids

2. How Big is the Moon? - Lesson for Kids

When you look into the sky, you often see our one-and-only natural satellite: the moon. Sometimes appearing huge, and sometimes tiny and distant, our lunar friend always seems to be changing. How big is the moon? Read more to find out.

Moon Crater Facts: Lesson for Kids

3. Moon Crater Facts: Lesson for Kids

Driving a car on the moon would be hard because the moon is covered with potholes. These holes, or craters, are caused by objects hitting the moon. Learn why there are so many craters on the surface of the moon.

How Did the Moon Form? - Lesson for Kids

4. How Did the Moon Form? - Lesson for Kids

Scientists have different theories about how the Moon formed billions of years ago. Come learn about a common theory many scientists have, how they tested their theory and some other cool Moon facts.

Movements of the Moon Lesson for Kids: Orbit & Rotation

5. Movements of the Moon Lesson for Kids: Orbit & Rotation

The Moon moves around in space, just like the Earth. In fact, the movements of the moon are very similar to Earth's movements! In this lesson, we'll take a look at how the Moon moves.

What is the Moon Made of? - Lesson for Kids

6. What is the Moon Made of? - Lesson for Kids

The moon is one of the most familiar objects in the night sky. We can see it with our naked eye, but it still holds mystery. What is the moon made of? Join us as we head to space to find out.

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