Astronomy and Space Science Projects and Activities for Grades 3-5

Title: Solar Eclipses (3-5)
Author: Kimberly Tran
Grade levels: 3-5
Subject areas: Astronomy, Math
Standards: TBD
Short Description:

In this project, students will learn the basics of solar eclipses and complete an activity on modelling a solar eclipse. 
Note: This project is independent of the other Solar Eclipse projects and is specifically targeted for grades 3 and 4. 

Title: Astronomy Alphabet

Author: Linda Smentek, SpacEdge Education Team Member, October 2015

Topics:: Astronomy, Language Arts

Grade (Age): Gr 3-5 (Age: 8-10)

Short description: Students research astronomy terms to find one vocabulary word for each letter of the alphabet. They define terms and draw a related picture.