STARting with Stars

Learning Objectives :

Students will understand basic concepts of astronomy (e.g. that stars are very far away), and be able to identify some of the most well-known constellations (e.g. the Big and Little Dippers).



Estimated Time Required :
2-3 Class Periods

Materials :
Follow Up :

Students will be encouraged to look for constellations in the night sky on their own.



Creator :
Colleen Wilson

Standrads :

  • Next Generation Science Standard

    • (1-ESS1-1) Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

  • AASL Standard

    • (1.1.6) Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.

  • Empire Fluency Continuum

    • (Standard 1) Restates/Retells and asks questions about the topic, problem or question with guidance.


Skills:
  • Learning creativity skills
  • Category:
    Science
    Topics:
    Grade Lavel(s):
  • 1st Grade
  • 2nd Grade
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