Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth. Great manipulative to help explain the concept. Identify and describe characteristics of the sun, Earth and moon as familiar objects in the solar system.
This FloraCraft Solar System Kit makes it easy for children and adults to work together, constructing a model of our solar system and learning scientific facts about the sun and planets in our solar system.
This is a wonderful way to teach geography, and all you need are boxes and paint! You could keep these in the classroom and have the students throughout the year place interesting facts they discover about each location inside the boxes.