Discovering the Night Sky

The rotation and revolution of Earth cause some interesting phenomena. Learn about these events during an engaging astronomy presentation. The lesson includes instruction on topics such as the seasons, eclipses, constellations, and the lunar cycle.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Hold a night viewing to identify constellations; use constellation apps to encourage independence
  • Follow the lesson with a vocabulary review using an online practice tool such as Kahoot or Quizlet
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires the use of scientific notation and metric unit conversions
Pros

  • Reviews important background knowledge
  • Resource is editable
Cons

  • None
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