Mercury: The Closest Planet to the Sun
In this one time astronomy class, students will explore the closest planet to the Sun and the smallest planet in our Solar System, Mercury.
US Grade 4 - 7
Students will be taught in detail about the planet, Mercury. Topics that will be covered include the geography, geology, history of exploration and facts about Mercury. Students will learn about why Mercury is a moonless planet as well as some interesting phenomena that occur on Mercury, such as double sunrises and sunsets as well as planetary transits. As we explore the surface, students will discover incredible places, such as the Caloris Basin as well as what a crater ray is and which...
Students will learn about in depth details about Mercury. Students will learn interesting details about Mercury and the Sun Students will learn about the history of exploration of Mercury. Students will learn about the surface of Mercury.
I am a substitute teacher and a tutor who has been in education since 2016. I teach a variety of different classes, including Science, Math, English, History, and Social Studies. My passion is space, the planets and the stars. I enjoy teaching about the Solar System. There is a beauty to exploring and learning about space. This beauty is something I want to share with my learners.
Assessments OfferedInformal assessment will be used to assess learner progress. Students will also be assessed by their responses in a student activity.
Students should bring a notebook, paper, and a pen or pencil to class.
Meet the teacher
I have been involved in education since January 2016. I am a substitute teacher and a tutor who teaches multiple subjects in K-12 classes, including Math, English, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education. I also have experience teaching...
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1-9 learners per class