Solar System, Grades 5 - 8

Solar System, Grades 5 - 8

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Connect students in grades 5 and up with science using The Solar System. In this 80-page book, students explore the solar system through activities covering sky domes, a time zone finder, measuring the sun's location, eclipses, and scaling. The book includes historical perspectives, solar system concepts and facts, inquiry-based activities, challenge questions, extension activities, assessments, literature connections, curriculum resources, a bibliography, and materials lists. This book supports National Science Education Standards and NCTM standards.You will need to set up a shadow stick like the one in the diagram below. ... Make a record by tracing the shadow on the blank piece of paper that you have placed on top of the cardboard base. ... Mark Twain Media, Inc., Publishers 28 The Solar System Student Inquiry Activity 2: Observing a Time Zone Pass Activity Two:anbsp;...

Title:Solar System, Grades 5 - 8
Author:Don Powers, Ph.D., John B. Beaver, Ph.D.
Publisher:Carson-Dellosa Publishing - 2009-08-24


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