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1 Third Grade Unit 1: Objects in the Sky p. 1 Activities: Unit D Lessons 4, 5, 6 Unit F Lesson 5 Unit F Lesson 5: How Light Travels pp.f52-f61 Activity Resources pp Resources pp Transparency F5 Activities p.39 Cross-Curricular Book: Magical Illusions ENGAGE: Prior Knowledge: Have students make a list of different sources of light. Ask then which light sources are natural. Looking at the photo, have the students answer these questions: How do you know when light passes through an object? When does an object form a shadow? Explore Activity: What does light pass through? p.f53 EXPLAIN: Vocabulary: opaque, reflect, refract Have students include these vocabulary words in their science dictionary. Students will understand how light travels, reflections, bending of light, colors. Inquiry Skill Builder: Controlling an Experiment p.f58 EXTEND: Writing/Art: Make a sculpture using crayons, tissue paper, and other materials. Use some opaque materials and some that let light through. Explain in a paragraph how to make the sculpture, and include the steps in the order you used them.

2 Third Grade Unit 1: Objects in the Sky p. 2 P Activities Continued: Objects continued 3.06 Observe that patterns of stars in the sky stay the same, although they appear to move across the sky nightly. p.f53 Unit F Lesson 5 resources continued: burst Visual Media: Real World Science 3: Light Inquiry Builder Controlling an Experiment p.f58 Science Magazine: Energy Everywhere pp.f60-f61 Unit D Lesson 4: How Earth Moves pp.d34-d43 Activity Resources pp Resources pp Math: Measure Length of shadows with a flashlight and record your measurement. EVALUATE: Ask the students to make drawings that show what happens when light is reflected and when it is refracted. Remind them to write captions and labels on their drawings. ENGAGE: Ask students to describe the apparent movement of the Sun as the day progresses. Using the photo p.d34, have the students describe what is happening and infer what time of the day it is. Ask, what will happen in the next ten minutes? Review the Get Ready questions p.d34 : What causes day and night? p.d35 EXPLAIN: Vocabulary: sphere, rotate, axis, revolve, orbit Have students include these vocabulary words I their science dictionary. Students will understand the cause of day and night, seasons, and path

3 Third Grade Unit 1: Objects in the Sky p. 3 Activities Continued 3.03 Using shadows follow Transparency D4 Visual Aid Transparency 24 Activities pp.23-24,28 p.d35 burst Visual Media Exploring Space: Earth Quick Lab p.d40 Science Magazine: Star Time pp.d42-d43 Quick Lab: Sundial p.d40 Make a Three-Tab Book R43 EXTEND: Writing: Describe how your life would change if Earth made one complete rotation every 12 hours. Compare and contrast this with 24 hours in your real life on Earth. Math: Solve a problem p.d41 Health: Conduct an interview with an adult family member to find out how they protect their skin from the sun. Take class information and make a tally chart. EVALUATE: Have the students look at the Moon s surface during the next full Moon, then illustrate. ENGAGE: Prior Knowledge: Review that planet Earth revolves around the Sun and our Moon revolves around the Earth. Ask, what other objects do you think revolve around the Sun?

4 Third Grade Unit 1: Objects in the Sky p. 4 Activities Continued Unit D Lesson 5: Phases of the Moon pp.d44-d51 Activity Resources pp Resources pp transparency D5 Visual Aid Transparency 25 Grade-Level Book: Up, Up, and Away! Activities pp p. D45 Using the photo on p.d52, ask students to identify the points of light in the picture. Discuss why the stars and planets appear as pinpoints of light. : How do Planets Move? p.d53 EXPLAIN: Vocabulary: solar system, planet, star, telescope, lens Have students include these vocabulary words in their science dictionary. Students will understand the solar system, nine planets, and orbit. Quick Lab: Make a Letter Larger p.d58 Make a Tri-fold Book R42 EXTEND: Writing: Imagine yourself on a trip through space. What do you see as you pass by the planets? Write an event that takes place. Math: Solve a problem p.d59 Literature: Grade-Level Book: Mars Discovery Technology: Have students research the solar system using all information is on the site.

5 Third Grade Unit 1: Objects in the Sky p. 5 Activities Continued burst Visual Media Exploring Space: Moon Inquiry Skill Builder: Use Patterns p.d50 Unit D Lesson 6: The Sun and Its Planets pp.d52-d59 Activity Resources pp Meet a Scientist: Meteorologist pp. D62-D63 Watch: p.d64 EVALUATE: Have the students name all nine planets in order from closest to the sun to farthest away. Then have them identify which planets are inner and outer planets. Resources pp Transparency D6 Visual Aid Transparency 26 Grade-Level Book: Mars Discovery

6 Third Grade Unit 1: Objects in the Sky p. 6 P.s: Activities: Activities pp Cross-Curricular Books: The Men who Discovered Pluto p.d53 burst Visual Media Exploring Space: Planets and Solar System Quick Lab p.d58 Meet a Scientist: Dr. Roberta Fair, Meteorologist p.d62 Technology: Have students research light using the internet. Have them visit for all information needed. Activities located on P.s 1-5

7 Third Grade Unit 1: Objects in the Sky p. 7 P.s: Activities: Science Magazine: Energy Everywhere pp.f60-61 Activities located on P.s 1-5

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