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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/2015Stock # sc15_053_04_34Volume 053Issue 04
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There so many things students learn in this lesson other than the science about the stars, Earth, moon, and sun. It incorporates history by discussing how people used the objects in the sky ... See More
There so many things students learn in this lesson other than the science about the stars, Earth, moon, and sun. It incorporates history by discussing how people used the objects in the sky to navigate and how different cultures made up stories to go with the constellations in the sky. It also ties in writing by having the students come up with their own stories after they create their own constellation. One TEK I found that correlates to this article is 1.8B, which discusses students observe and record changes of objects in the sky. I learned that astronomy visualizations outside of planetariums are usually difficult and misleading. This article stated, “two of the most common types of learning that happen in informal settings are effective learning and skill development”, and I believe this 5E lesson backed up that statement.
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