This Star Life Cycle resource contains learning printables for preschool, kindergarten and lower elementary children. Use this resource with clear true-to-life images and photographs to create hands-on space activities for your students for exploring outer space, the child’s place in the world and talk about the First Great Lesson in your classroom. This resource would also be a great fit for your Christmas Unit.
Montessori-inspired Cosmic Education resource has everything you need to teach about Star Life Cycle. This printable contains 3-part cards, description cards, a student booklet with blackline art for independent writing and tracing, and two types of posters. This resource would be a great addition to your Space Unit materials and complementary work when presenting the First Great lesson to lower elementary students.
Children will learn stages of the star life cycle, practice sequencing skills and work to improve their concentration and fine motor skills.
This resource contains star life cycle posters, worksheets, 3-part cards, and student booklet printables.
HERE IS WHAT’S INCLUDED:
Star life cycle cards with chemical elements describing the Star Life Cycle fusion process from Hydrogen to Supernova.
5 x picture cards
5 x label cards
5 x information cards
4 x Types of Nebula picture cards
4 x Types of Nebula label cards
1 x Periodic Table of Chemical Elements poster
Star life cycle cards with two main sequences
12 picture cards
12 label cards
12 control cards
12 information cards
student booklet (tracing and independent writing)
2 types of Star Life Cycle sequence posters (color and b&w)
learning mats with picture cards, control cards, label cards, definition cards, student page size printouts
NB This printable is also included in the money-saving bundle – Nature Curriculum in Cards Bundle. If you have purchased the bundle in the past, you don’t need to purchase this printable as well.
Age: Preschool ages 3 – 8 years
Subjects and uses in the classroom: Star life cycle, My Place in the World, Space Unit, Christmas, Science Centers, First Great Lesson
About the Nature Curriculum in Cards Series:
The Nature Curriculum in Cards series of printables is designed to minimize the cost, and the use of materials and resources such as paper and laminating sheets. You do not have to cut out individual control cards and definition cards.
Use the pages with control cards and description cards as work mats. This allows teachers and parents to save time and effort when preparing hands-on learning activities for their students.
Each printable may contain:
– a work mat with control cards
– a work mat with description cards
– a set of picture and label cards (matching photograph or clip art cards)
– student printouts for practicing handwriting with the black and white version of the same photographs or with clip art for coloring. You get an option of choosing printouts with print, cursive tracing fonts, or blank;
Pre-K and K students can be invited to work with a set for matching and sorting.
Primary students can use a work mat with control cards as the self-assessment sheet. Beginner readers can use it to match the picture to the picture and the word to the word.
Lower Elementary Students can use a work mat with definition cards. Invite the student to read a definition and find matching pictures and label cards. Invite them to use the first work mat with control cards for self-assessment.
Laminate and store all learning activity mats in one binder. Store the picture cards, label cards, and student printouts in a clear pocket following each work mat activity.
Attach clear velcro dots to the back of the cards for younger students or when doing activities outdoors. Cut velcro dots in half when using on narrow label cards. Alternatively, you may choose to cut out control and description cards and store 3-part cards in a traditional Montessori way.
Please refer to an individual printable description to learn about the content of each printable.
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