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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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  • NGSS-aligned and Common Core make the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards and support Common Core.
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Spinning Sky

Sun, Moon, & Stars

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
K-1 Sample: This is an early preview of the unit. We encourage you to try these lessons and give us feedback. This unit will be expanded and revised for the 2017-18 school year.

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

Could a statue's shadow move?

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

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

How can the sun help you if you're lost?

Exploration (12 min)
Activity: Sun Finder (20 min)
Optional Extras (1 hr)
Mystery 3 and more are coming: This is an early preview of the unit. We encourage you to try these lessons and give us feedback. This unit will be expanded and revised for the 2017-18 school year.