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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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Spinning Sky

Sun, Moon, & Stars

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep

Spinning Sky (Grades K-2) Mystery 1: Sun, Shadows, & Daily Patterns

Exploration (10 min)
Activity: Moving Shadows (30 min)
Optional Extras (1 hr)

Spinning Sky (Grades K-2) Read-Along Mystery 2: Sun, Shadows, & Daily Patterns

book Book: Shadow Play (25 min)
Optional Activity: Trace Your Shadow (20 min)

Spinning Sky (Grades K-2) Mystery 3: Sun & Daily Patterns

Exploration (12 min)
Activity: Sun Finder (20 min)
Optional Extras (1 hr)

Spinning Sky (Grades K-2) Read-Along Mystery 4: Sun & Seasonal Patterns

book Book: Time for Bed? (25 min)
Optional Activity: Summer Sunshine Reader (20 min)

Spinning Sky (Grades K-2) Mystery 5: Stars & Daily Patterns

Exploration (15 min)
Activity: Star Projector (25 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Spinning Sky (Grades K-2) Read-Along Mystery 6: Stars & Seasonal Patterns

book Book: Follow the North Star (20 min)
Optional Activity: Where Is North? (25 min)