These lessons are geared for younger students. Many lessons will, however, include activities for the older student. Parents/teachers will easily find the answers to questions in the text, and should prepare themselves by reading the stated pages prior to having the student read the weekly assignment. If a child is not able to read yet, parents may wish to read the text to the student.
- Pages 6–7
- James 4:13–15
- Psalm 143:8
Questions to answer:
- What is astronomy?
- From what language does the word “astronomy” come? What does it mean?
- What is an astronomer?
- What is the difference between astronomy and astrology?
- What is the difference between a moon and a planet?
- How many planets are there in the Earth’s solar system?
- In what galaxy is Earth?
Words/phrases to know:
Have students make a model of the planets in our solar system. Various sized Styrofoam balls can be used for the planets and the Sun. This activity may take a few weeks to complete.