Concept: Sun, Earth, and Moon
Objective: Students will learn that the Sun heats the Earth.
Question of the Week:
BrainPopJr.com video of the week: The Sun
|The Earth orbiting the Sun and the Moon orbiting the Earth.|
CA State Science Standards
3. Weather can be observed, measured, and described. As a basis for understanding this concept:
3c. Students know the sun warms the land, air, and water.
4. Scientific progress is made by asking meaningful questions and conducting careful investigations. As a basis for understanding this concept and addressing the content in the other three strands, students should develop their own questions and perform investigations. Students will:
4a. Draw pictures that portray some features of the thing being described.
4b. Record observations and data with pictures, numbers, or written statements.