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Spinning Sky

Sun, Moon, & Stars

Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

NGSS Standards covered: 1-ESS1-2 , 1-ESS1-1
In this unit, students observe that the Sun, Moon, and stars seem to move in patterns in the sky. The make observations of the Sun and shadows throughout the day and across the seasons. They also determine why stars are only visible at night. Less
  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

For your reference, these are all the assessments included at the end of each Mystery from this unit:

Lesson 1: Sun, Shadows, & Daily Patterns

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Read-Along Lesson 2: Sun, Shadows, & Daily Patterns

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Lesson 3: Sun & Daily Patterns

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Read-Along Lesson 4: Daylight & Seasonal Patterns

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Lesson 5: Stars & Daily Patterns

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Read-Along Lesson 6: Stars & Seasonal Patterns

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