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39 resources with the concept the sky

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Elmo In The Sky

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo asks the sun about things he finds in the sky. Miss Sun describes herself then the moon comes up and describes himself too. Dorothy the fish imagines Elmo dancing on the moon. Elmo sits on a rainbow and the moon explains what a...
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Sunshine on my Shoulders vs. Stormy Weather

For Teachers K - 2nd
After reading, It Looked Like Spilt Milk, by Charles G. Shaw, primary students will participate in a multimedia approach for a hands-on science lesson which develops an awareness of weather, clouds, and the sky above. Math, language arts...
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Creativity Exercise - Describe the Sky

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Scholars stretch their writing muscles with an exercise that asks them to describe the sky using similes and metaphors. 
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Why the Sky ISN'T Blue

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The answer is: a method to celebrate a major milestone. A proud video celebrates 500,000 followers and gives an idea of how big that number is. The resource in the Veritasium playlist goes on to answer several questions posed by...
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Why Isn't The Sky Purple?

For Students 9th - 12th
We've all heard the tale about why the sky is blue. But, why aren't there stories about why the sky isn't purple? Or indigo? Science scholars explore the properties of visible light in a brief video. The narrator explains polychromatic...
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Constellations: Connect the Dots in the Sky!

For Students Pre-K - 5th Standards
Discover the night sky's dazzling array of stars and constellations with a captivating video that details various figures and the history behind them. 
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Our World

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
There's a beautiful world all around us! Learn about the features of our planet with a series of activities designed for English learners. Kids sing, dance, and read about nature with fun lessons and interactive play.
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Sky Watching

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explain how our knowledge of the sky has been enhanced by telescopes. They make their own night-sky observations, diagram and describe what they see, and examine pictures taken by telescopes.
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Sky Observations Sky & Cloud Windows

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students observe the sky and weather to gather data. They conduct experiments to answer questions about the sky and weather phenomena. They measure, analyze and present data. They create sky windows by gluing sky colored paint chips...
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Our Intriguing Star, the Sun!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Explore the sun in a lesson plan about space. The lesson spans ten weeks, with students performing activities to answer weekly questions about the Sun and Earth.
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Sky Watching

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete night-sky observations to understand how our knowledge of the sky has been enhanced by telescopes. Students complete a timeline worksheet giving the history of telescopes. Students then then make their own observations...
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Up & Away

For Teachers K - 6th
Learners research where balloons go when they fly away, the consequences of their escape, and suggest alternative possibilities for preventing balloon escapes in real life. They identify humorous stories and discuss the qualities that...
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Ceres and Pluto: Dwarf Planets as a New Way of Thinking about an Old Solar System

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the new categories of planets and how planets were reclassified.  In this solar system instructional activity students complete activities using Venn diagrams and images of planets. 
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Look Up!

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students investigate the sky.  In this weather and clouds lesson, students observe the sky and write journal entries using their five senses to describe what they see.  Students observe, identify, and write about the different types of...
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What Clouds Can You See?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this cloud observation activity, students complete 3 questions about the clouds they observe in the sky. The questions involve drawing a picture and two short answer responses.
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Earth - The Planet - VID

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Earth worksheet, students, after viewing a science movie, read 14 sentences and fill in the blank in each sentence with the appropriate answer from the movie viewed.
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How Does the Sun Seem To Move?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sun learning exercise, students will fill in the blank of 3 statements about observing the movement of the sun. Then students will fill in the blank of a conclusion they develop from the facts. This learning exercise is a graphic...
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Cloud Types : A Compare and Contrast Lesson

For Teachers 1st
First graders observe clouds and take notes. They compare and contrast different cloud types while looking at photos of examples. They listen to the story, "The Cloud Book" by Tomie de Paola and complete a graphic organizer about cloud...
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Why is the Sky Blue?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore diffusion or scattering of light. In this physics lesson plan, students explain why the sky is blue and sunsets/sunrises are red.
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Clouds As Art: Torn Paper Landscape

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners create a torn paper landscape that includes a sky, mountain range, and tundra, to be used in a cloud activity. For this torn paper landscape lesson plan, students insert clouds into their landscape.
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Sun's Path

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the movement of the sun across the sky. In this science instructional activity, students use clear plastic hemispheres and markers to record how the sun moves across the sky. Students write directions so the activity...
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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars explore the solar system. In this astronomy and writing lesson, students review and define previously introduced astronomy vocabulary. Young scholars view a PowerPoint presentation about the solar system, taking notes...
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Sky Watching

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine telescopes and understand how they have helped us better understand the sky.  In this astronomy instructional activity students complete a worksheet and a lab activity.
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Sky and Cloud Windows

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students monitor the weather, clouds, and sky. In this weather instructional activity, students create a sky and cloud window to focus their sky observations. They write observations in a notebook and include the date, time, cloud cover,...