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Sunny Skies

Sunlight & Warmth

Kindergarten, 1st Grade

NGSS Standards covered: K-2-ETS1-3 , K-2-ETS1-1 , K-2-ETS1-2 , K-PS3-1 , K-PS3-2
In this unit, students make observations to explore how sunlight warms the Earth's surface. The Sun's energy heats up the pavement, keeps us warm, and can even melt marshmallows. Using what they learn, students think about ways that shade and structures can reduce the warming effect of the Sun. Less
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