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Lesson: Coming in for a Landing (Elementary School)

Posted on April 21, 2022 at 3:37 PM by Virginia Smith


In this lesson, students will identify land masses and water on a globe, gather data and form a conclusion based on data. They will toss an inflatable globe and compare the amount of land and water on a globe with data learned. They will also be able to fill in their own Globe Coloring Sheet. "Coming in for a Landing" is Academic Lesson #4 in the Kindergarten Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) Guide or click here to view the lesson.

Additional Resources

"How much water is on Earth?" is a NASA SpacePlace video: How Much Water Is on Earth? | NASA Space Place – NASA Science for Kids

NASA's solar system exploration page has wonderful images of the planets: Overview | Planets – NASA Solar System Exploration



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