Rocks and Fossils
Stars and Space Exploration
Now it’s time to learn about our solar system’s beauty – Saturn
I have my students read library books about our science topics. Here’s a few we grabbed from the library for this lesson:
By this stage in 2nd grade, my students are writing at least 3 sentences sharing from our lesson or from what they have discovered in their readings.
You can use a blank sheet of paper and have your students draw a picture and/or write their narration on it.
CLICK HERE to go to NASA’s Saturn page. See pictures of current probe activity and watch videos about the planet.
Incorporate the Arts:
Listen to Gustav Holst’s “Saturn” from his Planets symphony. I played this while my students were doing their independent reading.