Planet Earth/Our Universe

This unit begins close to home with an examination of the atmosphere and the role of water in our weather. A Solar Bag lets students see first hand what happens when air is heated. The history of manned and unmanned space exploration is traced before the unit blasts off to explore our solar system, galaxy, and what lies beyond with three dimensional puzzles, crosswords, and really long solar system models

Lesson 1:  Dihydrous Oxide

Lesson 2:  New Mexico Water

Lesson 3:  Our Blanket of Air

Lesson 4:   Into the Sky

Lesson 5:   Circling the Sun

Lesson 6:   The Solar System We Call Home

Lesson 7:   To the Universe and Beyond!

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