Earth in the Universe
4.E.1 Explain the causes of day and night and phases of the moon.
E.1.1 Explain the cause of day and night based on the rotation of the Earth's axis.
E.1.2 Explain the monthly changes in the appearance of the moon, based on the moons orbit around the Earth.
Lessons and Resources
This differentiated unit includes activities, authentic performance tasks, essential questions, vocabulary terms, assessments, and more.
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This unit includes rubrics, learning targets, anticipatory guides, videos, and interactive activities. Math and literacy standards are integrated as well.
Lesson Description: "The students will be a part of a model showing how the Earth's rotation creates what we see as a sunrise and sunset every twenty-four hours."
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