Earth Science - Sun, Moon and Stars Unit
I can describe the daily position of the sun and explain how it changes with the seasons.
I can recognize the pattern of the moon's shape and movement.
I can explain how distance affects how large an object appears to be.
I can explain the orbits of the Earth, moon and sun.
I can explain how shadows form and can change.
Bill Nye the Science Guy - Planets & Moons
Bill Nye the Science Guy - The Sun
Bill Nye the Science Guy - The Moon
Astronomy for Kids
Astronomy with a stick
NASA's student website
Solar Eclipse page
Welcome to the Planets
Women at NASA
Sunlight and the Seasons
Physical Science - Science Energy and Properities of Matter
I can explain how energy can appear in different forms.
I can describe how light travels.
I can measure with accuracy using the metric system.
I can describe and compare the different properties of matter.
I can explain how states of matter change.
I can explain ways to generate heat.
Bill Nye the Science Guy - Phases of Matter video
Bill Nye the Science Guy - Energy video
Chem4Kids.com - states of matter
Life Science - Living Systems
I can analyze the structures that help living things grow, reproduce, and survive.
I can compare the characteristics, structures and behaviors of plants and animals.
i can articulate the similarities and differences between inherited and acquired characteristics.
I can give examples of differences among individuals that help them reproduce and survive.
FOSS Structures of Life Kit
Structures of Life
Bird Beak and Feet
Human Skeleton for Kids
Owl Pellet Disection
Seed Parts, Germination and Seed Dispersal
Parts of a Seed
Observe isopods part 1
Observe isopods part 2
Rader's Biology 4 Kids
Biology of Plants
United States Department of Agriculture
U.S. Geological Survey Ecosystems
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Science Museum of Minnesota
Raptor Center MN
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
66 Malcolm Ave. SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
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