Planet Research PowerPoint Lesson Plan
Students Research a Planet and Create a PowerPoint Presentation
Students use the internet to research facts about a planet of their choice.
Students investigate and report facts about who discovered the planet, when it was discovered, who it was named after, its order from the sun, distance from sun, earth, equatorial diameter, rotational period, and revolution time.
Students should reputable and reliable sources such as NASA and JPL.
Grade 4 and up
Slide 1 Title Slide
Students add a title with the name of their planet. Students add an image of their planet. Students add their name.
Students add a title about their planet's discovery.
Students add an image of their planet.
Students add information about when the planet was discovered, who discovered the planet and how it got it's name.
Students add a title and facts about their planet's order and distance from the sun.
Students add a title. Students add information about their planet's size and rotation period.
Students add a title "Bibliography" and list at least four resources used for their information.
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Here are the basic facts that students will use for their research:
Order From The Sun:
Distance From The Earth:
Other Interesting Facts:
Planet Research Lesson Plan Handout
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