Miracles in the Sky

Week 1: Moon

Interactive: Earth’s Moon
Read aloud: “MOON! EARTH’S BEST FRIEND” by Stacy McAnulty
Video: The Moon for Kids – Learning the Moon
Activity: Why are there craters on the moon?
Video: NASA: Tour of the Moon
Website: Moon Phases
Website: Moonrise and moonset
Search Engine Query: What is the phase of the moon tonight? How far is the moon from Earth? What is the Earth made of? Play me a song about the moon. Teach me facts about the moon.
Video: Lunar Eclipse | The Dr. Binocs Show


Week 2: Sun

Video: The Sun
Video: All About the Sun
Song: Sun Song for Kids
Read aloud: The Sun Our Nearest Star Franklyn M. Brandley
Search Engine Query: What is the sun made of? What kind of star is the sun? Tell me facts about the sun.
Video: Solar Eclipse | The Dr. Binocs Show
Video: Astronomically Correct Twinkle Twinkle

Week 3: Precipitation/Clouds

Video: Forms of Precipitation
Video: What is Rain?
Song: Water Cycle Rap Song
Video: How clouds form
Video/Website: Clouds and Weather (PBS)
Activity: Observe and classify the types of clouds in the sky right now
Video: Types Of Clouds – The Dr. Binocs Show 

Week 4: Rainbow


Songs: Top 10 Rainbow Preschool Songs
Video: How Is A Rainbow Formed | The Dr. Binocs Show 
Article (Teacher/Student): Rainbows Are Circular
Video: Bureau of Meteorology: What are rainbows?
Activity: Rainbow (Dot) Painting
Printable: Rainbow and Rain
Activity: Draw a rainbow with chalk, sort buttons/toys/string into rainbow patterns
Read aloud: I Am a Rainbow by Dolly Parton
Song: I Am a Rainbow by Dolly Parton
Read aloud: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert