This homeschool year, why not make your lessons out of this world? A unit study is a fun, flexible, and easy way to teach all the subjects without learning to feel like school. Unit Studies are also perfect for families with multiple kids and age ranges. So, give it a try this year! Here’s a guide for building your own Space Unit Study. Pick some activities and lessons from each category and get ready to blast off into learning fun.
Astronomy Lessons and Projects
Exploring Our Solar System: A great exploration of the solar system with an in-depth look at the Sun.
The Solar System Song for Kids: Learn important facts about each planet and the sun through music.
Solar System Worksheets: Learn more about each planet and its place in the solar system.
Space Experiments for Kids: Have fun with some easy, hands on learning about planets and space.
Solar System Exploration: An interactive, real-time encyclopedia by NASA to research topics and explore.
Space Math for Homeschools
Space Race Game: Have fun mastering your multiplication facts with this space themed game.
Space Math: A collection of mathematics lessons presented by NASA.
Stars in the Sky: Can you count all the stars? Learn how to figure out how many stars you can actually see.
Light Seconds, Light Years, Light Centuries: How to Measure Extreme Distances: Learn how to measure extreme distances in space.
Outer Space STEAM Activities
Space Crafts: A collection of fun crafts using supplies you have around the house already.
Gustov Holst-The Planets Full Suite: Explore the planets through classical music.
Activity Ideas for World Space Week: Hands on activities and crafts for all ages.
Van Gogh Art Project for Kids: Have fun creating your own version of the most famous painting of the stars.
Painted Solar System: Get ready for a little mess and a whole lot of fun while creating the whole solar system.
What Does the Bible Say about Space?
6 Verses about the Planets: Memorize verses about our solar system.
7 Science Experiment Bible Lessons for Kids: The Heavens declare the Glory of God! Learn more about the science of His creation through hands-on experiments.
My Outerspace Adventure: Christian worldview readers about outer space.
The Stars Proclaim His Glory: A fun hands on lesson all about God’s glory and His stars.
God Calls Abraham: A series of activities to learn more about our forefather who was promised descendants as numerous as the stars.
The History of Space Explorations
Space Exploration Documentary Series: Discover the history and milestones of space exploration around the world.
Moon Landing 1969: Explore the first landing on the moon with the History Channel.
ISS Timeline: Walk through the history of the International Space Station with videos and articles.
International Space Station: Facts, History, and Tracking: Learn more about the ISS and how it works.
Star Map: Create a star map for any date anywhere in the world through an interactive map.
Language Arts Resources for Homeschool Space Unit Study
Outer Space Notebooking Pages: Complete with all you are learning about the planets to keep track of progress. Great for copywork and essays.
Space Lapbook: A collection of reading passages, vocabulary, and mini books to enhance your outer space study.
Free Kids Books: A collection of e-books and activities for kids that are fun and educational.
Space Science Spelling Words: Spelling words by grade to add to your language arts lesson.
Reading Comprehension: The Moon: Short passage with reading comprehension questions.
Space Alphabet: Learn new vocabulary and create mini posters from A to Z.
Space Poems: Am impressive collection of poems about space to read or memorize.
Space Handwriting: Handwriting printables with coloring pages.