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Language Arts and Science
Grade Level: K-4
Science Education Standards: As a result of their activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding:
- Of objects in the sky (Earth and Space Science).
- About science and technology (Science and Technology).
- Of science as a human endeavor (History and Nature of Science).
Short Description: Students listen to a narrative "told" by the Huygens probe. Visualization and drawing are used as motivators to enhance comprehension and to get students thinking about Titan and what we might find there. Next, they read an article about Titan and the Huygens probe and write a summary. This series introduces science into a reading and writing curriculum.
Source: Cassini Solstice Mission