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Morning Star and Evening Star
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Morning Star and Evening Star

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Short Description: Students participate in a kinesthetic model that demonstrates that Venus is visible in the evening and morning sky.

Topic: Discovering New Worlds

Grade Level: K-4

Body: Venus

Mission: Akatsuki (Venus), Venus Express (Venus)

Science Education Standards:

National Science Education Standards

Grades K-4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE -- CONTENT STANDARD B
Position and Motion of Objects

  • The position of an object can be described by locating it relative to another object or the background.
  • An object's motion can be described by tracing and measuring its position over time.
  • The position and motion of objects can be changed by pushing or pulling. The size of the change is related to the strength of the push or pull.

Source: NASA Education


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