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Spaceship Earth

Stars & the Solar System

4th Grade, 5th Grade

NGSS Standards covered: 5-ESS1-2 , 5-ESS1-1 , 5-PS2-1
In this unit, students explore the Earth, Sun, Moon, and stars using observations of shadows and changing patterns in the sky. Students also explore the planets of our Solar System and begin to consider what might lie beyond. Less
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