•  Solar Quest

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    Planetarium Program (class size limit 60-65)

    The sun provides us with heat and light. However, its dynamic activity has other effects on the Earth as well! Explore these connections by making observations of how the Sun affects the Earth.
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    Lesson Plan
    Post Visit (updated 5/2/2018)   


    arrow animated Aligned Standards

     Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) MCCRS- RELA & Math
    Unit: Earth and Space
    Module: Weather and Climate
    3-ESS2-1: Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.
    3-ESS2-2: Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.


    MCCRS- RELA & Math:
    ELA/Literacy —
    RI.3.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (3-ESS2-2)
    RI.3.9: Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic. (3-ESS2-2)
    W.3.8: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories. (3-ESS2-2)
    Mathematics —
    MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively. (1-ESS1-2)
    MP.4 Model with mathematics. (1-ESS1-2)
    MP.5 Use appropriate tools strategically. (1-ESS1-2)