The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System Extension Activity
Get students thinking about gravity with examples they can relate to.
- Grades: 3–5
About this book
Grade Level Equivalent: 3.9
Lexile Measure: 480L
Guided Reading Level: P
Age: Age 8, Age 9, Age 10
Genre: Adventure, Series
Subject: Discovery and Learning, Planets, Moons, Solar Systems, Space Travel, Universe and Stars, Field Trips
Introduce a discussion of gravity on the school playground. Ask students to think about these questions:
- Why can you slide down a slide but not up?
- What makes a seesaw come down?
- Why do you always come down when you jump up?
- How long can you hang from a jungle gym before you drop? Why do you drop?