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Grade Level: K-4
Science Education Standards:
Earth and Space Science -- Content Standard D
Objects in the Sky
- The sun, Moon, stars, clouds, birds, and airplanes all have properties, locations and movements that can be observed and described.
Changes in the Earth and Sky
- Objects in the sky have patterns of movement. The sun, for example, appears to move across the sky in the same way every day, but its path changes slowly over the seasons. The Moon moves across the sky on a daily basis much like the sun. The observable shape of the Moon changes from day to day in a cycle that lasts about a month.
Short Description: Students observe the Moon's changing appearance and features.