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Intellego Unit Studies
Inspired by the multiple intelligences of every child

Table of Contents
How to use a unit study from Intellego Unit Studies
Important Notes to parents
Quick Troubleshooting Guide
Objectives
Materials Needed for this Unit Study
Chapter One

Activity 1.1 – Introduction to the universe
Activity 1.2 – Meet the universe
Activity 1.3 – Explore theories about the universe
Activity 1.4 – Question the origins of the universe
Activity 1.5 – Introduction to gravity
Activity 1.6 – Explore gravity in more detail
Activity 1.7 – Experiment with gravity
Extension Activity – Practical applications of math in astronomy
Activity 1.8 – Observe galaxies
Activity 1.9– Compare galaxies
Extension Activity – Question alien galaxies
Activity 1.10 – Complete your KWL chart
Activity 1.11 – Reflect on and explore the topics in Chapter One

Chapter Two

Activity 2.1 – Introduction to stars
Activity 2.2 – Meet the stars
Activity 2.3 – Meet the constellations
Activity 2.4 – Investigate a nebula
Activity 2.5 – Meet a supernova
Activity 2.6 – Journey through a black hole
Activity 2.7 – Investigate the sun
Extension Activity – Investigate Ancient Civilizations and the sun
Activity 2.8 – Complete your KWL chart
Activity 2.9 – Reflect on and explore the topics in Chapter Two

Chapter Three
Activity 3.1 – Introduction to the planets
Activity 3.2 – Meet the solar system
Activity 3.3 – Meet Mercury
Extension Activity – Investigate Mercury on the MESSENGER Probe
Activity 3.4 – Explore Venus
Activity 3.5 – Investigate earth
Activity 3.6 – Inspect the moon
Extension Activity – Imagine a lunar settlement
Activity 3.7 – Visit Mars
Extension Activity – Plot the trajectory to Mars
Activity 3.8 – Travel to Jupiter
Extension Activity – Examine the Galileo Jupiter Mission
Activity 3.9 – Journey to Saturn
Activity 3.10 – Explore Uranus

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