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1-ESS1-1 Earth’s Place in the Universe

  • Grade: 1st Grade
  • Discipline: Earth & Space Science
Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Available Programs

Ask Dr. Sam

Ask Dr. Sam is a student-driven, in-person or virtual program during which the Founder and Executive Director of Wyoming Stargazing, Dr. Sam, will present some astronomical content of your choosing and then provide opportunities for students to direct the remainder of the lesson based on their curiousities. We’ll use web-based images, videos, and applets to […]

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Stargazing Programs

1st and 5th Grade Program Description: Stargazing Programs and Virtual Stargazing Programs are extra curriculum programs that take place at night and during the day wih our contact in Sourth Africa that can connect students to the rest of the Universe through seeing stars, planets, galaxies, and other objects through telescopes. Students can use their […]

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Kinesthetic Astronomy

Kindergarten Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Patterns in the natural and human designed world can be observed and used as evidence. Kindergarten Vocabulary: cloudy, cold, rainy, sunny, snowy, sunlight, temperature, warm, windy 1st Grade Program Description: Our Kinesthetic Astronomy lessons have the students use their bodies to simulate the motion of Earth around the Sun and the Moon around […]

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Planetarium Programs

1st Grade Program Description: We use our inflatable planetarium to help students understand the apparent motion of objects in the sky during each night, the changes in positions of the stars throughout the year, and changes of daylight hours throughout the year. 1st Grade Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Patterns in the natural world can be observed, used […]

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