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Exploring Space Gr. 1-3 Scienceworks For Kids
Science Activity Books , Solar System
For hands-on activities involving the sun, moon, planets and stars that connect science with real life, choose Exploring Space. This book, designed with good science and easy teaching in mind, covers these concepts: Earth is part of a solar system in the Milky Way galaxy, stars are huge balls of hot, glowing gases, our sun is a star, groups of stars seen together are called constellations, each planet in our solar system has unique characteristics. the Earth has one satellite called the moon.
the Earth_s movements through space cause day and night and the seasons. Scientists study space in many ways. Activities help children practice skills in: observation, analysis, communication, making comparisons, prediction, critical thinking, and recording. Areas of study address major themes such as: change, structure, function, diversity, and cause and effect. Samples of the hands-on learning experiences: cut out the planets and put them in order, explore eclipses, day & night, and seasons using a globe and a lamp, make a phases-of-the-moon wheel , make a star box to show constellations, observe the moon for a moon and fill in a moon calenda. Contains many reproducible, ready-to-go resources, such as record sheets, logbook forms, minibooks, and picture cards. Illustrated throughout with fun, helpful line art. All 80 pages perforated for easy removal.
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