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Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Voyage Through the Galaxy: Distance Affects the Relative Brightness of Stars

Student Edition

(English/Spanish)

Teacher Edition

(English/Spanish)

Earth's Place in the Universe 5-ESS1-1:

Support an arguement that differences in the apparent brightness of the Sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.

Pacing Guide: Recommended time to complete this unit - 1 month

 Instruction day 1 (pages ):  Explain the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 2 (pages 135 - 138):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 3 (pages 139 - 140):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 4 (pages 141 - 142):  Read, discuss, and write

 Instruction day 5 (pages 143 - 144):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 6 (pages 145 - 148):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 7 (pages 149 - 150):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 8 (pages 151 - 152):  Read, discuss, and draw

 Instruction day 9 (pages 153 - 154):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 10 (pages 155 - 156):  Read, discuss, and write

 Instruction day 11 (pages 157 - 160):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 12 (pages 161 - 164):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 13 (pages 165 - 168):  Hands on Activity: Make a scale model of the Solar System!! (Lab Day 1)

 Instruction day 14 (pages 169 - 170):   Hands on Activity: Pace out your Solar System (Lab Day 2)

 Instruction day 15 (page 133):   STEM Vocabulary

 Instruction day 16 (pages 172 - 173):   Hands on Activity: Model the Gas Giants!

Pacing Guide Word Color Key:   

                   Green words- Hands-on Activity      Black words- Book reading      Blue words: Revisit the Phenomenon