Learning about our solar system is fascinating to most kids. The sun, the Moon, the stars and planets are covered in all elementary school grades. In grade 1, students start to learn the basic facts about our Solar System. Students are asked to use observations of the sun, moon and start to describe patterns, such as how the sun rises and moved across the sky. They also learn about patterns of daylight at different times of the year.
In our science Worksheets section, we have created a series of worksheets that cover the earth, sun and moon for grade 1 students, including:
Day and night
In grade 1, kids learn that day and night happen as the earth spins relative to the sun. We’ve created 2 worksheets for kids to practice day and night: