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.
A school needs to be a place for all children, not based on the idea that they are all the same, but that they are all different. -Loris Malaguzzi (founder of the first Reggio Emilia School) - sand on light table
Challenge Students' Creativity Using the Sun-Earth-Moon Model – NES Teachers Corner