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K-PS3-1 Energy

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Discipline: Physical Science
Make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth’s surface.

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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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Shadow Changes

This lesson uses flashlights and Lego pieces to help students explore how the length of shadows changes throughout the day and throughout the year. At the end of the lesson they will understand that the position of the Sun in the sky determines the length of shadows and that the change in the Sun’s position […]

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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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