Magic SchoolBus Sees Stars -- Lesson plan. report star counts and explore why we don't see stars during the day.
How Big is the Sun? -- Students will explore the relative sizes of the Sun, Earth and Moon as they make an impressive large-scale model.
StarChild: The Sun -- Information about the Sun. Two different reading levels.
Don't Marry the Mole! -- Students will demonstrate the power of solar energy by completing a variety of activities, including the creation of a Pizza Box Solar Oven.
Our Super Star -- In this lesson, students use observations, activities, and videos to learn basic facts about the Sun. Students also model the mechanics of day and night and use solar energy to make a tasty treat.
SunAndStars.ppt -- Info about sun and stars. Correlates with NextGen standards.
Paragraph format of info from "Sun and Stars" Powerpoint.
20 question test to correlate with "Sun and Stars" Powerpoint.
CreateConstell.pdf -- Directions and activity
Gr3_Big Idea 5.pdf --Lab activity from Orange County Public Schools.
Magic SchoolBus Gains Weight -- Lesson plan and printable. Test whether gravity makes heavier things fall faster than lighter ones.